Who helped and supported you with breastfeeding?

We want you to tell us:

“Who helped and supported you the most with breastfeeding and what was it they did that kept you going?”

Let us know your experiences of support using the comments section below. To thank you for taking the time to tell us your experiences, all comments on this post will go in to the draw to win ONE of THREE double-passes to the Auckland Parent and Child Show, worth $30 each!

The National Breastfeeding Campaign will be attending the Parent & Child Show, where we will have a promotional stand alongside Women’s Health Action and La Leche League. We will be handing out FREE breastfeeding supporters wristbands and the FREE DVD Breastfeeding, Naturally. There will be people on-hand to offer breastfeeding information and advice, plus we’ll have a comfy lounge set up for you to come and breastfeed in comfort or sit down and have a chat with a breastfeeding educator! Continue reading

And the Competition Winner is…

Thank you to everyone who participated in our competition. Congratulations to our winner Katharina who got the answers to the following questions correct. Answers highlighted!

What is the name of the breastfeeding advocacy group formed in New Zealand in 1964 that set up networks of mothers supporting one another?

a)     Plunket?

b)     La Leche League?

c)     Breastfeeding Inc
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Fun Quiz and Competition!

We love our onesie/t-shirt designs so much that we wanted to give you another chance to win one! To enter our quick-fire competition, use the comments box below to correctly answer the following three questions, taken from our fun Breastfeeding New Zealand Breastfeeding Quiz!

What is the name of the breastfeeding advocacy group formed in New Zealand in 1964 that set up networks of mothers supporting one another?

a)     Plunket?

b)     La Leche League?

c)     Breastfeeding Inc

The UNICEF Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative was introduced to:

a)     Make sure staff are friendly to babies?

b)     Encourage and support breastfeeding mothers?

c)     Make sure maternity hospitals are bright and colourful?

The yearly event held to get as many mothers as possible simultaneously breastfeeding is called?

a)     The Big Latch On

b)     The Breastfeeding Festival

c)     The Feeding Frenzy?
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