February 18 @ 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.
-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.
-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.