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Breastfeeding 101

June 10, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Cost: $50 per couple

Call to register early; classes fill very quickly.

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.

Topics Include:

-How Breastfeeding Works
-Breastfeeding is natural, the early weeks, how your breasts make milk, the letdown reflex, how your milk changes, special situations.
-Latching on and Positioning
-Getting off to a good start, mother & baby positioning, latching on, breastfeeding holds, feeding patterns.
-When To Feed Your Baby
-Hunger signs, crying patterns, sleepy eaters, pacifiers and bottle feeding.
-How Much Is Enough?
-How to know that your baby is getting enough milk, counting diapers, weight gain, feeding log, jaundice.
-Breast Care – Breast fullness, expressing your milk by hand, engorgement, blocked ducts, nipple care, sore & cracked nipples, breast infection.
-Breastfeeding Lifestyle
-Taking care of yourself, family planning, diet for breastfeeding mothers, returning to work, expressing and storing your milk.

Class is taught by a Care Connection IBCLC (International Board Certified Lactation Consultant).

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

**This class may be covered by your insurance. Call today to check your benefits.


June 10, 2019
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


The Care Connection
3991 Harlem Road
Amherst, NY 14226 United States
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