Breastfeeding NZ video page
Are you a mum-to-be or a new mum? This page is designed to give you information and support to start and/or to continue breastfeeding. Watch ten videos for helpful advice about preparing for breastfeeding, information on breast types, attending a breastfeeding class, antenatal hand expressing, breastfeeding clothing, managing milk supply, nipple care and support networks. Subscribe to our YouTube channel ‘BreastfeedingNZ’ and for further questions and advice on breastfeeding follow BreastfeedingNZ on Facebook
Different breast types
Different nipple types can affect your breastfeeding. Midwife and breastfeeding educator Joy Wadham talks about the best ways to manage this.
Attending a breastfeeding class
In this video midwife and breastfeeding educator Joy Wadham talks about where you can find additional information and how this can be helpful when you're breastfeeding.
Antenatal hand expressing
Joy Wadham covers the benefits of hand expressing milk before baby is born. Watch this video to find out more.
Finding breastfeeding clothing
Breastfeeding clothing helps making breastfeeding anywhere easy, check out this video for handy tips from midwife and breastfeeding educator Joy Wadham.
Managing your milk supply
Learn how to best manage your milk supply when breastfeeding. Whether your supply is low or high, you can turn it around with these easy steps.
Looking after your nipples
Even if you've breastfed successfully before, with all the hormonal changes going on during pregnancy, you can still get nipple pain when breastfeeding.
In this video, midwife and breastfeeding educator Joy Wadham talks about where you can find breastfeeding support near you and looks at your different options.
Blocked ducts and mastitis
Joy Wadham talks about what a blocked duct and mastitis is and how you can manage it.
Breast milk donations
Find out where you can get donated breast milk as well as where and how you can donate your breast milk to another deserving mum.
Breastfeeding and exercise
In this video, Joy talks about how you can balance exercise and breastfeeding while maintaining a good supply.