We are here to help!
- Waikato DHB aims to support, protect, promote and celebrate breastfeeding by providing free quality support services for all Waikato women and babies up to 9 months of age to assist with overcoming breastfeeding challenges.
- Our Community Breastfeeding Service provide free one-on-one specialist lactation consultant support you and your midwife, doctor or Plunket/Tamariki Ora Provider, along with linking you to breastfeeding support groups, or a peer support programme if you would like this.
- Our lactation consultants can help with with latching problems, milk supply issues, weight gain issues, pumping milk, sore nipples and breasts, unsettled babies, weaning, medical conditions in mother and baby that affect breastfeeding.
Information about the Waikato DHB Community Breastfeeding Service (community-based lactation consultants) - how to contact them, what the service offers, what to expect at the first meeting.