Breastfeeding counsellors are not lactation consultants, are not medically trained and are not able to give medical advice. However, they are trained volunteers who offer breastfeeding information and mother-to-mother support.
Australian Breastfeeding Association (ABA)
24 hour helpline: 1800 686 268
La Leche League – New Zealand & Australia
24 hour helpline : 0800 922 933
Maternal and Child Health Nurses
Breastfeeding support programs – contact your local hospital, Plunket Nurse Clinic or Child Health Service.
Helpful website links include: