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Baby 101: The Parenting Prerequisite > Breastfeeding

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What You'll Learn

So, you may have heard that breastfeeding isn’t exactly easy. Dana C. – an IBCLC with the highest credentials one can pursue in lactation consulting – will walk you step-by-step through everything you need to know. We’ll cover what to anticipate in the first minutes, hours, and days after giving birth; and emphasize key lessons on how to establish and build one’s milk supply; tips for working through common challenges; pumping, storing breast milk, and more. Something as important as feeding your baby doesn’t have to feel so overwhelming, and we’re here to help.

Dana
Dana C., IBCLC
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Breastfeeding Beginnings

In this introduction to breastfeeding, discover what milestones to expect in the first few hours, days, and weeks of your breastfeeding journey. We’ll introduce key concepts including latch and positioning, how much and how often baby needs to eat, and more. Learn the basics and set up for success.

Takeaways
Newborn Stomach Sizes Preview Image
Newborn Stomach Sizes
Evidence-Based Benefits of Skin-to-Skin Preview Image
Evidence-Based Benefits of Skin-to-Skin
A Guide to Hand Expression Preview Image
A Guide to Hand Expression
Diagnosing and Treating Engorgement Preview Image
Diagnosing and Treating Engorgement
Anatomy of a Breastfeeding Breast Preview Image
Anatomy of a Breastfeeding Breast
Burping Positions Preview Image
Burping Positions
Breastfeeding Positions Preview Image
Breastfeeding Positions
Guide to a Good Latch Review Preview Image
Guide to a Good Latch Review
Infant Feeding Cues Review Preview Image
Infant Feeding Cues Review
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How to Tell if Your Baby is Getting Enough Breast Milk

“How do I know if my baby is getting enough breast milk?” is one of the most common questions we hear from new moms. Learn how to tell if you are producing enough milk, what to look for in your baby, and tips for increasing supply. We’ll review newborn stomach size and why that matters. Watch and refer back at your own pace.

Takeaways
Newborn Stool Color Chart Preview Image
Newborn Stool Color Chart
Newborn Diaper Count Preview Image
Newborn Diaper Count
Signs of a Satiated vs Hungry Baby Preview Image
Signs of a Satiated vs Hungry Baby
Signs of a Hungry versus Satiated Baby Review Preview Image
Signs of a Hungry versus Satiated Baby Review
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Common Breastfeeding Challenges

Breastfeeding is not always easy. From sore nipples to engorgement and clogged milk ducts, many moms run into issues during their breastfeeding journey. Learn how to identify, treat, and quickly troubleshoot painful (and all-too-common) challenges. We’ll review step-by-step plans and techniques - such as hand expression and reverse pressure softening - to help you get back on track.

Takeaways
A Guide to Baby's Latch Preview Image
A Guide to Baby's Latch
Nipple Soreness: What's Normal? Preview Image
Nipple Soreness: What's Normal?
Diagnosing and Treating Engorgement Preview Image
Diagnosing and Treating Engorgement
Reverse Pressure Softening Review Preview Image
Reverse Pressure Softening Review
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How to Increase your Breast Milk Supply

Understanding how to increase one’s milk supply is a top concern for breastfeeding moms at all stages. We’ll cover how milk supply is regulated and review five best practices to help boost milk supply.

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Pumping and Building a Stash: Storing and Using Breast Milk

All pumping (and breastfeeding!) moms welcome! Learn how and when to start pumping; and walk away with freezer storage tips, storage guidelines, ways to prepare a bottle, and more.

Need 1-on-1 help?

As a Tinyhood member, you can book a private consultation with me via phone, video, or text.

Dana
Dana C., IBCLC
Tinyhood Lactation Consultant
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