The Big Latch On will be held in-person from Friday 12th to Sunday 14th April 2024. This will be our second year holding the event outside of World Breastfeeding Week in August.
News & Updates
The Big Latch On will be held in-person from Friday 12th to Sunday 14th April 2024
Sudden unexpected death in infancy (SUDI) is a leading cause of preventable death in New Zealand babies. New Zealand has a particular challenge in that, the greater proportion of deaths are in the Māori community, innovative approaches to addressing the inequitable SUDI rates is needed.
SUDI Prevention Online Training
The training covers the following topics:
- An introduction to SUDI prevention
- Connecting and engagement with whānau
- Consistent health messaging
- Accumulation of risk factors for SUDI
There is no cost associated with the training, follow the link below to register.
Safe Sleep Day - 7th June 2024
The aim of National Safe Sleep Day - Te Rā Mokopuna is to raise awareness about Sudden Unexpected Death in Infants (SUDI), with the vision of reducing the rate in which it occurs in our New Zealand families and communities. SUDI is preventable, and the risk factors for our babies can be significantly reduced should the right steps be implemented.