Te Rito Ora is a free community-based service that provides breastfeeding and baby feeding information and support for all mothers and babies who live in South Auckland. They can work with you from the time you find out you are pregnant until your baby is 2 years old.

The team provide the following FREE services:

  • Antenatal breastfeeding education
  • Support for infant feeding aged 0-2 years.
  • Postnatal in-home breastfeeding support. Kaitipu Ora workers provide breastfeeding support in pregnancy and for under 2’s. The team has lactation consultants for more complex breastfeeding issues.
  • Nutrition advice for under 2’s.
  • Speakers who can come to your Mum and baby groups to discuss breastfeeding and/or starting solids.
  • Breastfeeding koorero - Peer support training for whaanu/health professionals who wish to learn more about breastfeeding to be able to help others in their community.
  • Free pregnancy health information Zoom sessions for Indian women

Seeking trained support can be key to your breastfeeding journey. Get in touch with the Te Rito Ora team: 0800HELPBF or teritoora@middlemore.co.nz or ask your midwife or family doctor to refer you to the team.

Upcoming events

Antenatal Breastfeeding Education - Free Zoom session for pregnant women. Every Tuesday at 1-2pm and 7-8pm. 

Meeting URL: https://cmhealth.zoom.us/j/94501712541
Meeting ID: 945 0171 2541

Janm aur Parvarish - Free pregnancy Zoom sessions for Indian women. Every Monday and Thursday at 10.30-11.30am (except public holidays and January)

Meeting URL: https://cmhealth.zoom.us/j/94223967928
Meeting ID: 94223967928

Starting Solids - Introducing your baby to kai/food Zoom talk 
May 28th - 11am-12pm 
June 18th -11-12pm 

Meeting URL: https://cmhealth.zoom.us/j/96234887949
Meeting ID: 962 3488 7949

Postnatal Zoom - Every Friday at 1pm.
Meeting URL: https://cmhealth.zoom.us/j/93019426402
Meeting ID: 93019426402

Breastfeeding Kooero - Peer support training for anyone working with mama and pepi who wish to learn more about breastfeeding to be able to help others in community. 
Email to register : teritoora@middlemore.co.nz

Whaanau Hauora Day – Friday 24th May 2024 – 10.30am-2.30pm

Come along for a free health check and meet other wonderful health/social services. There will be free BP checks, hearing test, sugar level test, mental health information and more!
Free sausage sizzler, second- hand goods giveaways and prizes to be drawn. 
Where: 16 Puhinui Road, Papatoetoe

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