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Finding Support

Health Services/General Health

PlunketLine - 0800 933 922

PlunketLine also offers free, specialist breastfeeding support through video-conferencing. Once you’ve booked an appointment, PlunketLine will send you a link (and instructions) for how to download Zoom, the secure and reliable video chat app used.  The consultation is carried out in a private environment, and you’re more than welcome to have a support person with you.  Appointments are available during the day and in the evening, and on weekends.

HealthLine - 0800 611 116

Kids Health

Find the right services for you and your child

Ministry of Health

Well Child Tamariki Ora Programme


Breastfeeding Support

Mama Aroha App

BreastFedNZ App

Find Your Breastfeeding Support (Women's Health Action)

Breastfeeding support in Te Awa Kairangi - Hutt Valley

Breastfeeding friendly venues in Southland and Otago (BURP App)

La Leche League New Zealand

Pacific Language Resources (LLLNZ)

New Zealand Lactation Consultants Association - 0800 452 282

Initiating breastfeeding - videos from the First Droplet project

Kelly Mom

FeedSafeApp: alcohol and breastfeeding guide


Breastfeeding-Friendly Workplaces/Returning to Work

Women's Health Action - Breastfeeding Friendly Workplaces

Employment New Zealand - Breastfeeding at work

Ministry of Health - Breastfeeding and returning to work


Parenting Support

Brainwave Trust

Parents Centre

Pacific Parenting Support

Raising Children NZ

Disabled Parenting Project


Safe Sleep

Change for Our Children



COVID-19: Information for pregnant women, and those who have recently given birth

Breastfeeding advice for women who have a confirmed or probable case of COVID-19

COVID-19 vaccine and breastfeeding

COVID-19 what to expect at your vaccination



Wheturangitia - Return to the stars information for family and whānau who have experienced the death of a baby or child.