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.

Breastfeeding. Naturally. Chapter 6: For Partners, Family and Supporters

This video clip is based on a Breastfeeding NZ, Ministry of Health series that follows 9 women on their breastfeeding journey. You can view this and other video clips online at the Breastfeeding NZ YouTube channel.

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The video 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

You might like to check more content on breastfeeding including videos and key messages translated into 9 languages.

Find out more about getting breastfeeding established

See the whole breastfeeding section

This page last reviewed 14 December 2021.

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