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
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, 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
Breast pump information - when, why and how to pump, collect and store milk
Offered by Debra
Group Investment: $225 - minimum 3 couples (For Doulas of Vancouver birth and postpartum clients.) Fee is split between the number of couples registered.
2021 Dates: Saturdays February 27, May 15, Sept 25, Dec 11, 1pm-430pm
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.