What to expect at our breastfeeding basics class

This class is taught by a Registered Nurse and Lactation Specialist. 

Breastfeeding basics prepares you for breastfeeding your newborn. It is a valuable opportunity to discuss initiating breastfeeding, various feeding positions, skin-to-skin contact, and ensuring a successful latch. The course also includes a short video to demonstrate latching your baby during breastfeeding. 


Class Duration: 1.5 hours
Cost*: Private $150/Group $75

Topics Include:

  • The health benefits for both mothers and babies from breastfeeding
  • The anatomy and physiology of breastfeeding
  • How our bodies make milk
  • The in's-and-out's of poops and pees of a breastfed baby
  • The first hour of life after delivery
  • Skin to skin contact with your baby after delivery and beyond
  • Initiating and sustaining a successful latch
  • Positioning your baby during breastfeeding
  • Pumping and safe storage of breast milk
  • When to bottle feed or supplement for your baby

 

*cost for client and one support person

 

Group Class Schedule

BRIGHTON: SEMC

Directly after Newborn Essentials 5:30-7:30pm

Monday, 11/13/17: 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Monday, 12/4/17: 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Monday, 1/22/18: 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Wednesday, 2/21/18: 7:30pm - 9:00pm

CHARLESTOWN: C-TOWN STUDIO

Full Day of Prenatal Education; 9am - 5pm
Labor & Delivery Prep, Newborn Essentials, and Breastfeeding Basics: visit EVENTS page to register for all 3

Saturday, 11/19/17: 3:15pm - 4:45pm