Breastfeeding/Chestfeeding Class - In-Person

Breastfeeding/Chestfeeding Class - In-Person

$109.00
Member Price: $74.00

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  • The non-member rate for this workshop is $109 and the member rate is $74. Click here to purchase your membership today.

    If you would like to attend this workshop virtually, CLICK HERE to register.

    This workshop is designed to support and educate pregnant people and their partners about the process of breast/chest-feeding, and give the birthing person the tools they need to successfully begin nursing their newborn with confidence.

    During this class the following topics will be covered:

    -Health benefits to the lactating parent and baby
    -Basic anatomy and physiology of the breast
    -Care of the nursing parent
    -How to read baby's feeding cues
    -How to initiate breastfeeding
    -Correct positioning and latch
    -Problem solving
    -Bonding with your baby
    -Locating community lactation resources

    Pumping and bottle feeding will be discussed only briefly as one alternative to supplement your newborn in the early days if needed/desired. You will be provided with additional resources to explore regarding pumping to introduce the first bottle and pumping in order to return to work.

    Please Note:

    -Birth partner/support person is included in the registration fee.
    -Birth partner/support person can NOT be a pregnant friend.
    -Pregnant friends attending together need to register independently.
    -This class is intended for pregnant people. If you are not pregnant or you are interested in attending as a professional please contact us at classes@naturalresources-sf.com for more information.