Prenatal Breastfeeding Workshop at HypnoBirthing of CT

Next Class: Saturday, June 17, 2017 | 10am – 1pm

Course topics include:

  • The Stages of Lactation and video demonstration of a proper latch positioning;
  • Anatomy of a baby’s stomach with description of how much food a newborn needs;
  • Seven physiological challenges (e.g. clogged ducts, tongue-tie) and five medical/cultural interventions (e.g. IVs, pacifiers, boppies) that can have an effect breastfeeding;
  • Oversupply: How and why to hand-express;
  • Understanding hunger cues; and the importance of skin-to-skin contact;
  • Colostrum,  your milk coming in, and how your milk changes over time;
  • Returning to work, your legal rights in the work place;
  • Which Connecticut and New York hospitals have earned the “Baby-Friendly” designation;Rhonda2
  • Using your own growth chart (provided at the workshop) for breast-fed babies, which may differ from growth charts used by your pediatrician;
  • the three feeding solutions you can try before considering formula; the safest and healthiest formula on the market, and how to order it from Europe;
  • A review of your binder of handouts.

Fee:  $125, including lunch and a binder of laminated materials.