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International breastfeeding advocates to visit Wellington

Friday, 23 September 2016, 2:56 pm | La Leche League

One of the world’s leading breastfeeding advocates whose actions in the late 1950s lead to an increase in breastfeeding rates worldwide, arrives in Wellington next week. More >>

Making Breastfeeding work for employed Mums

Wednesday, 22 July 2015, 10:27 am | La Leche League

Making Breastfeeding work for employed Mums It’s World Breastfeeding Week next week, this year the theme is “Breastfeeding and Work – Lets Make it Work” highlighting the challenges that families face when a new mum returns to the workforce. To celebrate, ... More >>

Book Launch, Friday October 3 2014

Thursday, 2 October 2014, 11:02 am | La Leche League

Latching On: 50 years of breastfeeding support – La Leche League in New Zealand 1964-2014 More >>

New Zealand's first breastfeeding seminar for physicians

Sunday, 31 August 2014, 12:11 pm | La Leche League

31 August 2014 The country’s first breastfeeding seminar for physicians is to be held in Auckland next month. ‘What Every Doctor Needs to Know’ will provide up-to-date research and clinical information on current issues in breastfeeding medicine. The ... More >>

Celebrating 50 years of breastfeeding support in New Zealand

Wednesday, 16 April 2014, 10:51 am | La Leche League

The country’s leading breastfeeding support organisation is celebrating 50 years in New Zealand this month. More >>

Government Urged to Toughen up on Infant Formula

Wednesday, 1 December 2010, 3:20 pm | La Leche League

La Leche League New Zealand, the country’s leading breastfeeding support group, wants the Government to take the lead in protecting breastfeeding by moving from a voluntary code to full implementation of the the International Code of Marketing ... More >>

"Baby Calmer" to address breastfeeding conference

Monday, 4 October 2010, 9:57 am | La Leche League

Best-selling international baby care author Pinky McKay arrives in New Zealand this month to promote breastfeeding and gentle parenting. More >>

More support needed for breastfeeding mums

Friday, 23 July 2010, 9:28 am | La Leche League

Thousands of New Zealand mums are not breastfeeding because they don't get enough help, according to the country’s leading breastfeeding support group. More >>

New bra range by Le Leche League

Tuesday, 12 January 2010, 3:02 pm | La Leche League

When it comes to keeping abreast of the 4 F’s, fashion, fit, function and fun, the new line of La Leche League International Nursing Bras by Q-T Intimates has it covered.  These innovative nursing bras include the Wrap ‘N Snap™ which adjusts ... More >>

Breastfeeding: A Vital Emergency Response.

Tuesday, 4 August 2009, 1:14 pm | La Leche League

This year’s World Breastfeeding Week theme is “Breastfeeding: A Vital Emergency Response”, and one of its aims is to raise awareness of the importance of breastfeeding in emergencies. More >>

Breastfeeding: A Vital Emergency Response

Monday, 3 August 2009, 11:38 am | La Leche League

This year’s World Breastfeeding Week theme is “Breastfeeding: A Vital Emergency Response”, and one of its aims is to raise awareness of the importance of breastfeeding in emergencies. More >>

La Leche League Supports Safe Bed Sharing

Tuesday, 16 December 2008, 9:36 am | La Leche League

The international breastfeeding support organisation, La Leche League, has spoken out in favour of safe bed sharing for breastfeeding mothers and babies.  More >>

Breastfeeding a Relief for Storm Victim

Sunday, 3 August 2008, 1:59 pm | La Leche League

Leonie Mosen from Miranda in the Firth of Thames is very pleased to be breastfeeding her daughter Bella. Leonie, who lives in a remote country area with four children including three month old Bella was without phone, power and running water following ... More >>

La Leche League Welcomes Breastfeeding Campaign

Wednesday, 30 July 2008, 11:12 am | La Leche League

“Encouraging family and whanau to offer practical help and moral support to breastfeeding mothers is important, especially in the early days and weeks following birth. The messages of the Breastfeeding Campaign launched yesterday by the Ministry of Health ... More >>

La Leche greets guidelines with mixed feelings

Thursday, 22 May 2008, 9:31 am | La Leche League

The release by the Ministry of Health of the updated Food and Nutrition Guidelines for Healthy Infants and Toddlers (Aged 0-2) has been met with a mixed response from La Leche League New Zealand”. More >>

Cuddling babies ‘skin to skin’ improves health

Friday, 27 July 2007, 4:41 pm | La Leche League

New born and young babies breathe better, breastfeed better, bond better and have lower levels of stress hormones when they are held naked on their mothers’ bare chests, says La Leche League New Zealand. More >>

Lord Of La Leche

Thursday, 5 April 2007, 3:43 pm | La Leche League

Veteran British actor John Rhys-Davies is lending his support to the breastfeeding group La Leche League following the birth of his daughter with former TVNZ presenter Lisa Manning. More >>

Promoting Breastfeeding, Promoting Guilt?

Tuesday, 24 October 2006, 10:44 am | La Leche League

Biocultural anthropologist and author, winner of the American Anthropological Society Margaret Mead award in 1995, Katherine A. Dettwyler, will be presenting at the Le Leche League Conference at the Auckland Conference Centre on Tuesday, 24 October. More >>

Breastfeeding Helps Fight Obesity

Wednesday, 26 July 2006, 1:56 pm | La Leche League

Artificial baby milks, premature introduction of solids, premature weaning and nutritionally inadequate weaning foods expose children to increased risks of obesity and diabetes. More >>

NGO Backs Worldwide Push For Breastfeeding

Monday, 1 August 2005, 10:22 am | La Leche League

La Leche League New Zealand is backing an international educational campaign to see breastfed babies stay off solid foods until six months of age. More >>

 

 

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