What You Need To Know
Once you choose your booking option and complete your booking, the company will call you within 1 business day to confirm your booking details. | You will also get a discount if you refer a friend who registers. You may email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
This 2.5 hour workshop, taught by an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant/Registered Lactation Consultant, will provide expectant parents with the basic knowledge and the confidence to successfully breastfeed. If you are planning to breastfeed or still just thinking about your options, this workshop will answer any questions you have, prepare you to get breastfeeding off to a good start, give you the information you need to avoid many of the common problems and provide you the tools to get the appropriate help if and when you need it.
The class is interactive and includes lots of visual aids, videos, discussions and hands-on practice with dolls. You will receive extensive emailed hand-outs and digital resources to deepen your learning and to keep on hand for refreshing your memory once baby arrives.
What you will learn:
Getting off to a good start
The importance of skin-to-skin contact in the first hours and beyond.
How to hold your baby and attach baby to the breast
How milk supply works
What is ‘normal’ for a breastfed baby?
Role of partners in breastfeeding
Adjusting to life with baby
Common concerns and problem solving
Going back to work or school, including pumps and equipment
When to seek help and where you can find it
This is a perfect workshop for first time parents-to-be who are planning to breastfeed or are still deciding about it, or experienced parents who struggled with breastfeeding their previous babies. Class includes handouts, digital resources and light refreshments (when happening in-person and permitted by covid-prevention rules)