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Breastfeeding: Myth Busting

Breastfeeding: Myth Busting

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  • Tue 8 Oct ’19, 7:00pm – 8:30pm


Spiritualist Church of New Plymouth, 156 Tukapa St, New Plymouth


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Single Admission: $23.00

Separating fact from fiction about everything breastfeeding!

It can be hard to know what information to believe when it comes to breastfeeding our babies and toddlers! Should baby be allowed to fall asleep at the breast? If feeding hurts is it likely because of tongue or lip tie? Do I need to night-wean? How do I get baby to open wide enough to get a deep latch? Am I supposed to feed off one side or both? What foods should I avoid if I'm breastfeeding? What do I do if my baby is struggling to cope with my fast/slow flow? Do I have to wean if I’m pregnant?

International Board Certified Lactation Consultant Anne Cullen will answer these questions and MANY more. You'll even have a chance to ask your personal questions, ensuring you walk away feeling confident about breastfeeding! This talk is perfect for you if you are expectant parents or currently have a breastfeeding child.

Tea, coffee and nibbles provided.

Doors open 6.45, talk begins at 7pm. Parking in the carpark out front or on street.

Tickets: $20 per person

More about our speaker for the night:
Anne Cullen is a parent coach and educator, speaker, and lactation consultant who has been working with children and parents for nearly 30 years. As founder of Connection-Centred Parenting she passionately supports and educates mothers and fathers so that they can truly enjoy parenting and their children grow up feeling safe, secure and understood. Anne uses her broad range of knowledge and experience in child development, parenting and mental health to guide parents to a place of feeling confident and empowered.

Anne holds a Bachelor of Arts degree with majors in Sociology/Anthropology; Family Resources; and Education and is an Advanced MAP Practitioner and an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. She is a recommended provider for The Beyond Sleep Training Project, trained in ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy), and is Possums Certified in Neuroprotective Developmental Care. Anne has worked with families and children with both typical and special needs in various roles around the United States and New Zealand where she currently resides with her husband and two beautiful boys.

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