Community Birth Services

Community Birth Services offer free information and support to help whanau achieve their breastfeeding goals. Qualified Lactation Consultants or Peer Counsellors provide virtual or phone consults, clinic or home visits. You can refer yourself, or a lead maternity carer, Whanau Ora support staff, well-child provider or general practice team can make a referral on your behalf.

We cover the MidCentral region (Palmerston North, Manawatu, Horowhenua and Tararua Districts).

Type of Support

Community Breastfeeding Service

Services Available

Phone consultation

Online Consultation

Lactation Consultant

Breastfeeding Kaiāwhina/Health worker


Phone: 022LATCHON (022 528 2466)

Email: [email protected]



Address: Palmerston North


Preferred Contact Method: Website