preparing to breastfeed

Online Breastfeeding Class - Part 1 - Preparing to Breastfeed Your Newborn

Preparing to Breastfeed Your Newborn (Part 1)

Online Breastfeeding Class using Zoom. Classes are taught by a Care Connection IBCLC Lactation Consultant.
This class may be covered by your insurance. TOPICS COVERED: 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, and 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, and breast infection. Breastfeeding Lifestyle: Taking care of yourself, family planning, diet for breastfeeding mothers, returning to work, expressing and storing your milk.