Support For Breastfeeding From Partners, Family & Supporters

Support For Breastfeeding From Partners, Family & Supporters

A video to watch on the importance of support from partners, family and supporters.

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For partners, family and supporters covers:

  • the importance of support from partners and families
  • how to support breastfeeding mums
  • having the baby blues in the first few days
  • dealing with tiredness
  • establishing a breastfeeding routine
  • bond between mum and baby
  • time it takes to breastfeed
  • bond between baby and the family
  • where to go for breastfeeding help and support

This video clip is based on a Breastfeeding NZ, Ministry of Health DVD that follows nine women on their breastfeeding journey. The DVD is distributed to mums and mums-to-be by their lead maternity carer. You can also view this and other video clips online at the Breastfeeding NZ YouTube channel.

This page last reviewed 09 June 2013.

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