Breastfeeding for the Expectant Family

 

Breastfeeding for the Expectant Family

Are you thinking about breastfeeding your baby?  Are you already planning on breastfeeding?  Get information to make informed choices as you explore the amazing world of breastfeeding in this class.

In the comfort of your home, you’ll learn about the anatomy and physiology of breastfeeding; stages of breastfeeding and milk production; breastfeeding positions and good latch; benefits of breastfeeding, bonding with your baby; preparing your “tool bag”; problem-solving challenges; and locate community resources supporting breastfeeding.  Partners will also learn how to support the breastfeeding mom and child.  Breastfeeding is both a natural and learned skill that takes time to establish and master.

The class covers:

  • Benefits of Breastfeeding
  • Anatomy & Physiology of breastfeeding
  • Positioning and Latch
  • Getting Enough Milk
  • Developing your Breastfeeding plan
  • Problem-solving Common Concerns
  • Maternal Nutrition
  • Breastfeeding Gear & Equipment
  • Going Back to Work
  • Support Systems
  • Partner & Family Involvement
  • Resources

Students will walk away from the class with resources, articles, and a comprehensive understanding of the art/science of breastfeeding and will feel confident to initiate, troubleshoot and make informed choices about breastfeeding.

2 hours

Cost: $100/couple for in-home instruction (Venmo @Beth-Rees). 

Call or email to schedule.

beth@mindfuldoulaarts.org

415-518-0335

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