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Breastfeeding Class

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All about breastfeeding! Breastfeeding is natural, but that doesn't mean it's always easy or intuitive. This class will give you a solid foundation of how to establish, build, and maintain an adequate milk supply for however long you choose to nurse.

 ***Classes will be virtual only during this time of caution during the Coronavirus outbreak. Zoom link will be sent after order confirmation***

Topics include:

  • Establishing supply: best practices for the early days
  • How to get a good latch
  • Breastfeeding positions to try
  • Breastfeeding after a difficult birth, Cesarean, and/or NICU stay
  • What is normal? Infant feeding frequency/amounts, routines, sleep, symptoms, weight gain, diaper output
  • What is abnormal? Troubleshooting, problems, how to tell if baby is gaining enough and growing adequately
  • Solving common( and less common) problems and addressing concerns: Engorgement, mastitis, plugged ducts, low supply, over supply, tongue/lip ties, inverted/flat nipples, breast pump flange sizes, and much more!
  • Pumping! When to pump, how to pump, working and pumping, tips and tricks to make it easier, more effective, and more comfortable
  • Hand expression: Why should you learn this, when, and how
  • Weaning: How to decide it's time to wean, how to wean, things to keep in mind
  • Sleep and the breastfeeding parent
  • How to prepare in pregnancy
  • How your partner/support persons can help
  • Benefits of breastfeeding for mom and baby

 

Course includes video and resources along with instruction

Partners and other support persons are encouraged to attend as well!

 

Class is 2.5 hours long and is held online. Links will be sent shortly after ordering.

See also: Childbirth Class series

 Recommended reading: The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding, a La Leche League publication

 

Instructor: Alexandra Puppelo, MA, AAHCC
Alexandra has years of breastfeeding experience through almost every challenge out there! She is also fully affiliated with the AAHCC. This is not a Bradley Method(TM) class.

 


 

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