The Auckland Parent & Child Show 2010

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The National Breastfeeding Campaign were out in force at last weekend’s ASG Parent and Child Show in Auckland’s ASB Showgrounds!

We were working alongside Women’s Health Action and La Leche League, offering a lounge set-up for mums to sit on our couches and feed and also to discuss any questions or issues with a breastfeeding educator. We were also distributing copies of the free Breastfeeding, Naturally DVD and our support wristbands (which we’re told are a handy tool for remembering which side you last fed on), along with information about our online community on Facebook. Continue reading

A day in the life of a TV commercial shoot!

They say never work with children or animals, and although there were no animals in sight, the film shoot for the new National Breastfeeding Campaign television commercial had on set arguably the most challenging kind of children to work with: babies and toddlers!

But, to our delight, the little cherubs performed like pros. They were absolutely gorgeous, as were their breastfeeding mums. 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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