Community Birth Services

Community Birth Services offer a free part-time service providing breastfeeding information and support services that works with whanau to achieve their breastfeeding goals. Through appointment based setting (digital consults, phone, clinic or home visits*) women, pepi and whanau can utilise support through qualified Lactation Consultants and/or Peer Counsellors. Access to our services can be made through existing health care providers or by self-referral.

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

*home visits are based on a triage system

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Opening Hours Monday-Wednesday 9am-3pm

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: 2B Pitama Road Awapuni, Palmerston North, 4412, NZ