The sixth session in the Comprehensive Childbirth Education series, Breastfeeding Basics and Newborn Care, is three hours long and can be taken as a stand-alone class for $125. Welcoming your new baby means that you are endeavoring three important and demanding jobs - care of your postpartum body & mind, learning how to breastfeed confidently and practical care of your newborn baby. This class will help you and your partner know what to expect and how to create the best possible support to thrive in all of these roles.
$125 Family Investment
Topics include -
-What to expect during your early hours and days at the hospital
-How to care for your healing postpartum body
-Optimizing emotional support and healthy expectations for the postpartum period
-Basics of breastfeeding such as getting a good latch, how often to feed your baby and how to know that your baby is getting enough milk
-Common challenges and practical solutions for breastfeeding
-Pumping, safe storage of milk and returning to work
-Typical newborn appearance and behavior
- Diapering, dressing and bathing your baby
- Supporting healthy sleep for your baby and yourself
About Elizabeth: Elizabeth is a DONA Certified Birth Doula, a Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator and the mama of three, soon-to-be four, breastfed babies. Elizabeth has been privileged to provide education and support to hundreds of expectant parents in the Philadelphia area. She uses her extensive knowledge and contagious enthusiasm to help expectant families approach the adventures of birth and parenting with confidence.
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