IT'S GOOD TO REACH OUT
Here are just a few of the organisations in our region and across the country that are willing and able to assist you in your journey.
Multiples Canterbury is affiliated to Multiples New Zealand, as are other clubs around the country. The website contains heaps of useful information about your parenting journey, support services and assistance, as well as fantastic discounts for major retailers. You can also visit the Multiples NZ Facebook page.
Bellyful provides meals for families with newborn babies and families with young children who are struggling with illness. Families can request help directly, or be referred by a friend or service provider. In the Upper South Island, Bellyful currently has branches in Nelson, Christchurch, Selwyn, Waimakiriri, and Geraldine.
Canterbury Breastfeeding Advocacy Service
Canterbury Breastfeeding Advocacy is about helping to remove the barriers to breastfeeding that women may experience. Heaps of information to assist you with feeding choices, peer counselling groups, and a supportive group for when breastfeeding doesn't work out.