Kia ora I work in private practice in Hawkes Bay and also part time for Plunket as an IBCLC
I am an experienced Midwife, Lactation Consultant and mother of three. I have a deep professional and personal understanding or the rewarding yet challenging experience of breastfeeding.
I am an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. I also hold a Master’s Degree in Speech Language Therapy (focusing on feeding). I have worked in three different district health boards and I have community and hospital experience supporting mamas and babies with breast feeding.
Private Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) in Manawatū. Supporting you on YOUR journey.
Come along to our free drop in ūkaipō/breastfeeding whakaemi. We provide kai and kōrero with a trained breastfeeding kaiāwhina to support you on your journey. 1st Tuesday of the month– Foxton Beach Community Centre, 10am-12nn 2nd Tuesday of the month—Levin @ Te Whare Mahana Community Hub, 10am-12nn 3rd Tuesday of Read more…
Join us every Wednesday from 10am to midday at Te Papaioea Birthing Centre for our Milk Cafe. You’re welcome to drop in for a casual chat, have a cuppa, get additional advice and support around feeding your baby, and meet other like-minded māmā.
Our breastfeeding peer support counsellors are trained to offer a safe and supportive forum for parents to ask questions about any aspect of feeding their baby. We understand that not every parent can breastfeed easily, but we can help you get the support and information you need to enable you Read more…
Nadine Theunissen is a Certified Chilbirth Educator (CCBE) and an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC). Nadine has studied multiple fields of child development and has years of in person and virtual experience in supporting parents in childbirth, lactation and general parenting.
South Canterbury Breastfeeding Peer Support Programme FREE mother-to-mother support to walk along side you on your breastfeeding journey. These are mothers with an interest in breastfeeding who have undertaken breastfeeding support training.
La Leche League helps mothers to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, education, information, and encouragement. They promote a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important element in the healthy development of the baby and mother. Our Waihi group holds monthly meetings, details are posted on our Facebook page. The Paeroa group Read more…