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NZ Baby Friendly documents, World Breastfeeding Week 2019, #Big Latch On, Otautahi celebrates Matariki and latest research, opinion and resources.

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Novel methods of infant feeding in New Zealand - cause for...

Congratulations to Associate Professor Anne-Louise Heath who has been named a successful recipient in this year’s announcement of Health Research...

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Breastfeeding as a public health responsibility: a review of the...

Although intention to breastfeed in Western culture is high, many women stop breastfeeding before they are ready. From a physiological perspective,...

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Update on work with the maternity services sector

Information for midwives on the work the Ministry is undertaking in the maternity sector. This includes updates on the co-design process, midwifery...

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UNICEF UK: Relationship building resources

UNICEF UK has developed a series of resources covering a range of issues around supporting close and loving relationships between parents and babies.

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Latest update on the Well Child Tamariki Ora (WCTO) Review

Achieving the wellbeing of tamariki and youth is a top priority for Government and among Government agencies, and the Review is well-placed to help...

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Human milk and human milk products: Response from the Ministry...

The Ministry of Health is currently aware of interest from companies wishing to import, market and sell human

breast milk products in Australia and...

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Context is best - a reflection on the breast vs bottle uproar by...

Last week clinical psychologist Dr Natalie Flynn was interviewed about the new release of her parenting book Smart Mothering.

 

In her book, she...

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The First 1000 Days - A South Island report for the Hauora...

A growing body of evidence confirms that experiences during the first 1000 days, the period from conception until a child’s second birthday, have a...

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What makes a good life?

The Office of the Children's Commissioner asked children and young people for their views on what wellbeing means to them. They heard from more than...

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Upcoming Events

Baby Friendly Aotearoa (Hospital) Co-ordinators Meeting, 8...

Baby Friendly Aotearoa (Hospital) Co-ordinators Meeting

Friday 8 November 2019

Ministry of Health, 133 Molesworth Street, Wellington

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NZBA 20th Annual General Meeting, Wellington. Friday 29 November

Join us as we celebrate 20 years of protecting, promoting and supporting breastfeeding

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New Zealand College of Midwives - 2020 Conference

Join us at Te Pae, 15 - 17 October 2020.  New Zealand College of Midwives 16th Biennial National Conference.

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An introduction to cleft care in New Zealand 12 October 2019,...

Cleft occurs in 1:700 babies per year and 1:500 Māori. This study day is for midwives, SCBU nurses and lactation consultants.

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UNICEF UK Annual Conference 2019, 28-29 November, Glasgow

Europe's largest conference on infant feeding and relationship building, bringing together a range of fantastic speakers discussing the latest...

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Baby Friendly Aotearoa (Hospital) Co-ordinators Meeting 8...

We invite all BFHI Co-ordinators to join us for the day in Wellington

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