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Te Rito Ora support peepi and Mama in Counties Manukau on breastfeeding and nutrition advice for whaanau.

The team provide the following FREE services:

  • Antenatal breastfeeding education - FREE support for infant feeding aged 0-2 years.
  • Postnatal in-home breastfeeding support. Kaitipu Ora workers provide breastfeeding support in pregnancy and for under 2’s. The team has lactation consultants for more complex breastfeeding issues.
  • Nutrition advice for under 2’s.
  • Cooking workshops teaching healthy meals on a budget.
  • Speakers who can come to your Mum and baby groups to discuss breastfeeding and/or starting solids.
  • Peer support training for women who wish to learn more about breastfeeding to be able to help others in their community.
  • Early Learning Centre sessions that encourage tamariki to consume more vegetables, and give parents practical tools to do so at home.

Seeking trained support can be key to your breastfeeding journey. Get in touch with the Te Rito Ora team: 0800HELPBF or or ask your midwife or family doctor to refer you to the team.


Upcoming events

Peer Support breastfeeding workshops - the workshops provide breastfeeding support for Mum and baby in a safe and inclusive environment. Mum can come together to enjoy a cup of tea and meet other new Mums.

Peer support brestfeeding workshop - Indian community

Friday, 26 February 2021
Time: 12pm - 2pm
Location: 16 Puhinui Road, Manukau
Cost: FREE

Hosted by Kaitipu Ora workers Shivani Shaw and Florence Iosefa.

The Baby Show

13 - 14 March 2021
Time: Saturday - 9am - 5pm
Sunday: 9am - 4pm
Location: ASB Showgrounds, 17 Green Lane West, Epsom

Visit the Te Rito Ora stall at the Baby Show to chat with the team about the FREE services they can offer Mum and baby. Click here for more information.


14 - 17 April 2021
Location: Manukau Sports Bowl, 1 Boundary Road, Clover Park

Mums with little ones - come and visit the Te Rito Ora team in their breastfeeding friendly space at Polyfest. Click here for more information.



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