Upcoming Events


Home Grown: Simply the Breast, NZ Lactation Consultants Conference 2016

Join us for the 2016 NZ Lactation Consultants Conference at the Holiday Inn, Auckland Airport, Friday 26 February to Saturday 27 February. Keynote speakers include Sarah Berry, Mike Berridge, Ed Mitchell, Barbara Lusk, Anita...[more]


Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) Coordinator Updates

The New Zealand Breastfeeding Alliance annual Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) Coordinators' meetings are held in November. Any person working within a facility, generally in a role of coordinating or implementing the...[more]


Train the Trainer Workshop

The Train the Trainer Workshop provides participants with the skills and knowledge required to implement the Baby Friendly Initiative (BFI). Participants will develop understanding of how people learn and what factors need to...


Baby Friendly Initiative (BFI) Assessor Workshop

Health professionals are welcome to complete an application form to become a Baby Friendly Initiative (BFI) Assessor. To become an Assessor, individuals must attend the New Zealand training course for Baby Friendly Initiative...


The Big Latch On

In Aotearoa New Zealand, the Big Latch On is celebrated annually over two days during World Breastfeeding Week (August 1-7). This annual event is hosted by Women’s Health Action and encourages women to gather together at...


World Breastfeeding Week (August 1-7)

World Breastfeeding is celebrated every year from August 1-7 by more than 170 countries worldwide to encourage breastfeeding and improve the health of babies around the world.


Well Child Week

Well Child/Tamariki Ora is a free service provided by the Ministry of Health for all New Zealand children from birth to five years. Well Child can supports parents to protect and improve their child’s health, so they can grow and...