- Getting to know breastfeeding
- Getting the best start
- Latching on
- Breastfeeding positions
- When to feed your baby
- Getting enough milk
- Breast care
- Breastfeeding lifestyle
BREASTFEEDING CLASS (2-3 hours)
How breastfeeding works: 3D breast anatomy and milk production animation, colostrum, breastmilk qualities, why breastfeeding is important, American Academy of Pediatrics recommendations.
Getting the best start: Sharing breastfeeding plans with hospital staff, skin-to-skin contact, rooming-in, lactation consultants and pacifier recommendations.
Latching on: Reclined and upright positions, 3D animation comparing deep and shallow latches.
Breastfeeding positions: Laid-back, cross-cradle, football, side-lying and cradle hold.
When to feed your baby: Hunger and satiation cues, feeding patterns and guidelines, how to feed a sleepy baby and cluster feedings.
Getting enough milk: Signs of milk transfer, growth spurts, feeding and diaper log, stool and urine guidelines, weight gain, getting help.
Breast care: Normal breast fullness, hand expression and pumping, engorgement, nipple tenderness, mastitis and other warning signs.
Breastfeeding lifestyle: Partner support and involvement, feeding in public, self-care, substances to avoid, support groups and returning to work.
TO REGISTER, CONTACT:
Foundation Health Partners Education
$20 for 9 months of access to online content