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: $200 - minimum 3 couples (For Doulas of Vancouver birth and postpartum clients.)
2021 Dates: Saturdays February 27, May 15, July 3, Sept 25, Dec 18, 1pm-430pm