Resources

The New Zealand Breastfeeding Alliance (NZBA) produces several resources, some of which are available online and others directly from NZBA. For a full list of NZBA resources and instructions on how to order them, visit the Resources page of this website.

The NZBA's member organisations provide a great range of resources for parents in New Zealand.

La Leche League

La Leche League publishes a wide range of books and leaflets on many aspects of breastfeeding, pregnancy, childbirth, parenting, family life and nutrition. For more information, visit

La Leche League

The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding 8th Revised edition

New Zealand College of Midwives (NZCOM)

The New Zealand College of Midwives has an online shop with brochures on maternity services. For more information visit the Resources and Research sections on NZCOM's website at https://www.midwife.org.nz/

Parents Centre

Parents Centre has an online shop with books, programs, magazines, CDs, videos and more, covering pregnancy, breastfeeding, babies, young children and teenagers. For more information, visit http://www.parentscentre.org.nz/shop/default.asp

Plunket New Zealand

Plunket offers a range of online resources for parents on their website covering:

Ministry of Health

The Ministry of Health produces Breastfeeding Your Baby.

Other resources available through the Ministry of Health include:

  • Breastfeeding NZ's YouTube channel and Facebook page
    Breastfeeding NZ contains information and videos on breastfeeding.
    The YouTube channel showcases the Breastfeeding - A Natural Part of Life video series which is available with captions and in New Zealand Sign Language.
    The Facebook page is for anyone who is breastfeeding or interested in breastfeeding and may want to find out information, share their stories or get support from other members.
  • Breastfeeding - Kidshealth
    This website provides great information and short videos about breastfeeding. Each section has a short video followed by key messages in English and nine other languages.
  • Eating for healthy breastfeeding women
  • Eating for healthy pregnant women