In this three hour session expectant parents learn the fundamentals for establishing successful nursing.
Breastfeeding basics - breastfeeding at birth, importance of skin to skin, learning curve in the early days and weeks, understanding normal nursing for a newborn
Demand and supply - Is my baby getting enough?
Nursing with ease - learn what’s the biological norm, a variety of positions including laid back and side lying
Nighttime - nursing and nighttime sleep strategies, 'breastsleeping'
Solutions to common challenges - engorgement, sleepy baby, sore nipples, plugged ducts, mastitis
Supplementation - when is it needed, what to feed, how to feed?
Breast pump information - when, why and how to pump, collect and store milk
Offered by Debra
Group Investment: $180 - minimum 3 couples (For Doulas of Vancouver birth clients.)
2020 Date: Saturday Dec. 12, 1230-330pm
2021 Date: Saturday Feb. 27 10-1pm