In this 3.5 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; frequency
Demand and supply - Is my baby getting enough?
Supplementation - when is it needed, what to feed, how to feed?
Nursing with ease - learn what’s the biological norm, variety of positions including laid back and side lying, optimal latching
Nighttime - nursing & nighttime sleep strategies, 'breastsleeping'
Common challenges/solutions - pain, engorgement, sore nipples, plugged ducts, mastitis, sleepy baby
Breast pump information - when, why and how to pump, collect and store milk
Offered by Debra
2023 Dates: Saturdays April 8, July 8, Oct. 21 10am-1:30pm
Private in home classes are also available. Contact Debra for details.
Support and guidance you can trust to optimize a safe, healthy, more comfortable and satisfying birth experience!
Birth in the comfort of your own home while our intuitive support enhances your undisturbed birth.
Receive expert assistance with breastfeeding challenges from our International Board Certified Lactation Consultant.