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Breastfeeding with Confidence

Lactation & Newborn Care Education Class - Weekly Series

  • 2 hours
  • 150 Canadian dollars
  • Online Meetup

Service Description

Taught by Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator and International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant: Aibhne Jean Stranks, B.Sc.H., IBCLC, LCCE (pronounced Aiv-nee), (pronouns: she/her/hers) Our comprehensive breastfeeding class will support you to get the best start possible to your breastfeeding relationship! We will cover everything you need to know to care for your baby in the early hours, days and weeks after birth, and teach you how to initiate lactation to nourish your baby and empower yourself to reach your breastfeeding goals! We will also discuss how to avoid the common issues and overcome any difficulties so that you choose how long you want to breastfeed and can decide what’s best for your family! Partners and support people are welcome and encouraged to join! Classes are 1.5 hours and held once per month. Wednesday Evenings 7 - 8:30 pm Transforming into Parents - How can partners help? Why Breastfeed? --What do we know about breastfeeding and health? Initiating Breastfeeding - How do I get started after the birth? Newborn Baby Cues - How will I know what my baby needs? Hunger - How will I know when or how often to feed my baby? Crying - How do I calm my baby and what do I do when they cry? Satiation - How do I know when a feeding is done or when my baby is full? Positioning - How can I stay comfortable when breastfeeding? Latching - What does a good latch look like? Drinking - How do I know when my baby is drinking? Growth - How do I know my baby is getting enough milk and growing well? Development - How long will it be until my baby can…? Parenting together - How will our relationship grow & change? Self-care - How can I get enough sleep while caring for my baby? Nurturing Nutrition - Nutritious meals and snacks to support breastfeeding. *Bundle with our Childbirth Education Class - Giving Birth with Confidence to have an empowered pregnancy and your best birth possible! Classes are 2h once per month: Sunday Afternoons 2-4 pm

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations and rescheduling, please contact us at least 48 hours in advance to avoid being charged. (416) 809 - 7984

Contact Details

+ (416) 809-7984

46 Gannett Drive, Richmond Hill, ON, Canada

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