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NZBA September newsletter includes new breastfeeding data infographics, "Returning to our Unsettled Dust" video, new members and re-accreditations and...

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New Zealand College of Midwives, Advisory for Midwives: Measles...

As you will be aware parts of New Zealand are currently experiencing a measles outbreak. We understand that midwives and women will have questions and...

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Health and Disability System Review, Interim Report

The Health and Disability System Review is charged with taking a system-wide approach to what needs to change to ensure our future system achieves...

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Australian National Breastfeeding Strategy 2019 and beyond

The Australian National Breastfeeding Strategy: 2019 and Beyond (the Strategy) provides an enduring policy framework for all Australian governments to...

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Review set to enhance Well Child Tamariki Ora

The engagement phase of the review of the Well Child Tamariki Ora programme is under way, giving all New Zealanders the opportunity to enhance the...

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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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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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Upcoming Events

LCANZ Seminar 2019: Collaborative approach to supporting the...

Saturday 28 September 2019 at Russley Golf Club, 428 Memorial Avenue, Christchurch

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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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