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Breastfeeding 101:

Successful breastfeeding for expecting, new, and second time moms

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(83 ratings)

This class will help set you up for breastfeeding success! A certified Lactation Consultant shares what to expect in the first few hours, days and weeks, discusses best practices regarding latching, positioning, schedules, pumping, breastmilk storage and more. A don’t miss for expectant/new parents.

What You'll Learn

  • + Latch & comfortable alignment during breastfeeding
  • + Various breastfeeding positions
  • + How to avoid pain & engorgement
  • + Understanding the basics of milk supply & what to expect
  • + Common physical & emotional breastfeeding challenges
  • + Looking for hunger cues; infant feeding patterns, & growth spurts
  • + Recommendations on pumping & storage of breast milk
  • + Basic nutrition for breastfeeding mothers

What you get

  • + 1 hour online video class
  • + Answers to questions from an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant
  • + Class recording for anytime, anywhere video access
  • + Discounted access to work privately with the instructor

Class Lessons

  • Welcome and overview
  • The benefits of breastfeeding for infants and moms
  • Why do they call breast milk “liquid gold?”
  • Preparing for breastfeeding: What to know
  • Getting off to a good start
  • Feeding Cues: How to tell if your baby is hungry
  • The basics of Milk Production
  • A guide to best practices in the first few days and weeks
  • What to expect in the first few days and weeks
  • Troubleshooting: What to do it Baby is not Latching
  • How do you know if baby is getting enough milk?
  • Size and volume of newborn baby’s stomach
  • What makes for a good latch?
  • What impacts breastmilk?
  • Mom’s Diet and Milk Production
  • How are Substances and Medications passed to Breastmilk?
  • Common Challenges in the Early Days of Breastfeeding
  • Nipple Soreness and Pain
  • Engorged and painful breasts
  • Clogged Ducts
  • Additional Resources
  • Helpful links to know
  • Questions from real parents
SAVE 64% $55.00