Kat is a New Zealander with a Finnish cultural background and a lengthy period living in Japan and Australia. Her family speak English and use NZ sign language in the home too. Kat has breastfed all three of her children, who are ages 9, 7 and 3. Kat hopes to help other women to help themselves have a happy breastfeeding relationship with their children.
Peer Supporters are not medical professionals, but are volunteers trained to provide information and support through common challenges to the normal course of breastfeeding.