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Classes

The Care Connection is dedicated to offering our classes both in-person and online for your convenience.

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If the class times shown don’t work for you, join our Waitlist  and we will contact you once we process your request.

Please click on the tabs to the left for class details:

Please contact us or call 716-725-6370 for schedule information or to register. 

We will be posting regular updates to our Facebook and Instagram pages with any class changes.

Preparing to Breastfeed Your Newborn (Part 1)

(formerly known as Breastfeeding 101)

This class is being offered online as well as in-person at our store at 1360 North Forest Dr., Suite 111.  Please check the calendar for class location.

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If the class times shown don’t work for you, join our Waitlist  and we will contact you once we process your request. 

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Cost: $50

All Care Connection classes are small by design in order to provide personal attention.

Breastfeeding is the healthiest way to feed your baby. This natural but learned experience is made easier if you know what to expect! An experienced nurse practitioner/certified lactation consultant will help prepare you to breastfeed your baby during the first few weeks of life. Your partners are a GREAT SUPPORT and are welcome to join the class.

 We will discuss: 

  • Breastfeeding’s amazing health benefits for you and your baby 
  • How breastmilk is made 
  • What to expect in the hospital – “the first hour” with your newborn 
  • Getting off to a good start, positioning and latch-on tips 
  • How to identify hunger cues from your baby 
  • How to know that your baby is getting enough milk 
  • Dealing with newborn sleepiness, fussiness, and growth spurts 
  • When pumping, supplementing and pacifiers are needed in the early weeks 
  • Avoiding problems for new moms such as nipple pain or engorgement 
  • Resources available to help when you have a question 

We want to SUPPORT you in your breastfeeding journey! Our lactation consultants are available to help you with any questions or concerns. Please do not hesitate to call The Care Connection. 

And, don’t forget about our second class, “Part II: Breastfeeding Beyond the Newborn Period”. You and your baby are invited to join a discussion and explore how breastfeeding evolves and life continues!

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Classes are taught by a Care Connection IBCLC Lactation Consultant.

This class may be covered by your insurance. Click here to confirm your coverage

For questions or to register for the class, call 716-725-6370 or contact us.

Breastfeeding Beyond the Newborn Period (Part 2)

(formerly known as Return to Work: Pump for Success)

This class is being offered online as well as in-person at our store at 1360 North Forest Dr., Suite 111.  Please check the calendar for class location.

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If the class times shown don’t work for you, join our Waitlist  and we will contact you once we process your request. 

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Cost: $30 covers both Mom and baby

Best taken at 3 weeks postpartum

Our most popular class! 

In just a few short weeks, new moms begin to consider how breastfeeding will fit into their busy lives. Join one of our nurse practitioners/certified lactation consultants to explore options as you prepare for this next phase with your baby! 

We will discuss: 

  • How and when to use your breast pump 
  • How to store, freeze and defrost expressed breastmilk 
  • Planning your return to work, whether virtual or away from home 
  • Scheduling supplemental bottles and meals when needed 
  • Managing growth spurts and milk supply concerns 
  • Expected breastfeeding changes as your baby develops 
  • Resources available to help when you have a question 

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This class may be covered by your insurance. Click here to confirm your coverage.

For questions or to register for the class, call 716-725-6370 or contact us.

Happy Baby

This class is being offered online as well as in-person at our store at 1360 North Forest Dr., Suite 111. Please check the class for class location.

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Cost: $50 per couple (yourself and 1 guest)

Are you ready to be a parent?

Sleepless nights, crying baby, marital stress… Learn an extraordinary approach to calm your baby. New and expectant parents will learn step-by-step how to help baby sleep longer and how to soothe even the fussiest infant…in minutes!

Class information includes:

  • The missing 4th trimester
  • The calming reflex
  • The 5 ‘S’s
  • The Cuddle Cure

Class includes your choice of “The Happiest Baby on the Block” DVD and Soothing Sounds CD – a $40 value!

This class may be covered by your insurance. Click here to confirm your coverage.

For questions or to register for the class, call 716-725-6370 or contact us.

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Infant CPR

Our CPR classes are being held in person at 1360 North Forest Rd, Suite 111, Williamsville, NY 14221. They are small by design in order to provide personal attention. Please call with any questions you may have and to reserve you place in this class. 716-725-6370.

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If the class times shown don’t work for you, join our Waitlist  and we will contact you once we process your request. 

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$60.00 covers yourself and 1 guest.

During this two hour American Heart Association Friends & Family CPR course for infants and children you will learn:

  • Life-threatening emergencies and the chain of survival for all ages.
  • Prevention of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, injuries, and choking.
  • CPR and relief of foreign-body airway obstruction for infant and child victims.

Please note, this class is introductory and does not result in CPR certification.

One time private party fee of $250.00 covers up to 10 adults. Prepare all your caregivers for this new stage of life by calling us to schedule your party!

This class may be covered by your insurance. Click here to confirm your coverage.

For questions or to register for the class, call 716-725-6370 or contact us

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Preparing to Breastfeed Your Twins (Multiples!)

formerly known as Breastfeeding 101)

This class is being offered online as well as in-person at our store at 1360 North Forest Dr., Suite 111. Please check the class for class location.

See Available Breastfeeding Twins (Multiples) Class Dates

If the class times shown don’t work for you, join our Waitlist  and we will contact you once we process your request.

This class is tailor-made for parents expecting twins or multiple babies.

Breastfeeding mothers need all the support they can get! Our class will offer you dozens of professional video clips, utilizing a state of the art DVD to follow along with instructor curriculum, step by step instructions, printouts, and weblinks.  All Care Connection classes are small by design in order to provide personal attention.

Breastfeeding is the healthiest way to feed your baby. This natural but learned experience is made easier if you know what to expect! An experienced nurse practitioner/certified lactation consultant will help prepare you to breastfeed your baby during the first few weeks of life. Your partners are a GREAT SUPPORT and are welcome to join the class.

We will discuss:

  • Breastfeeding’s amazing health benefits for you and your baby
  • How breastmilk is made
  • What to expect in the hospital – “the first hour” with your newborn
  • Getting off to a good start, positioning and latch-on tips
  • How to identify hunger cues from your baby
  • How to know that your baby is getting enough milk
  • Dealing with newborn sleepiness, fussiness, and growth spurts
  • When pumping, supplementing and pacifiers are needed in the early weeks
  • Avoiding problems for new moms such as nipple pain or engorgement
  • Resources available to help when you have a question

We want to SUPPORT you in your breastfeeding journey! Our lactation consultants are available to help you with any questions or concerns. Please do not hesitate to call The Care Connection.

And, don’t forget about our second class, “Part II: Breastfeeding Beyond the Newborn Period”. You and your baby are invited to join a discussion and explore how breastfeeding evolves and life continues!

Cost: $50 per couple

Classes are taught by a Care Connection IBCLC Lactation Consultant.

Register Here

This class may be covered by your insurance. Click here to confirm your coverage