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
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 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:
- Parenting Education Classes
- Plunket Publications - Annual Report, Plunket In Touch and Plunket eNews
- Family and whanau
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