Breastfeeding Classes Added

I will be teaching “Breastfeeding 101: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Breastfeeding” with Cathy Janoka on Sunday, February 21st and Sunday, April 3rd from 9:00 to 12:00 at Baby Cotton Bottoms.  $40 for mom and a partner, curriculum included.  Email me (Laura@birthsjourneyonline.com) to register.

Topics include:

  • Benefits of breastfeeding
  • The philosophy of breastfeeding (how it works)
  • Following your baby’s cues
  • The early weeks of breastfeeding
  • Establishing a supply
  • Latch and positioning
  • How you know your baby is “getting enough,” and baby’s breastfeeding patterns
  • Nighttime nursing
  • Common challenges and overcoming difficulties
  • The “how to” of pumping and returning to work
  • Starting solids—signs of readiness

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