Classes and Workshops

Prenatal Breastfeeding Class

Be prepared and boost your confidence with this comprehensive prenatal breastfeeding class. Learn how to follow your baby’s lead and your instincts to build a strong breastfeeding relationship This class will cover the A-Z of breastfeeding, leaving you ready to rock!

In this class, you will learn:

·      The importance of breastfeeding, nutritionally, physically and emotionally
·      The importance of skin to skin and bonding to your baby right after birth and in the first few weeks
·      What behavior to expect from your newborn and getting through the first few weeks
·      Special circumstances (teething, growth spurts, hospitalization)
·      Understanding hunger cues and knowing your baby is getting enough
·      When to ask for help
·      Support and local resources

Partners are encouraged to come! Breastfeeding is easier when both involved are educated and on board.

Time: 2 hours
Cost: $40

Breastfeeding and Returning to Work

For most of us, there comes a time when our full days at home with our babes comes to an end, but that doesn’t mean that your breastfeeding relationship has to as well! In this class, we will discuss the importance of continuing to breastfeed as your baby enters childcare and the options available to you to maintain your supply while at work.
 
·   The benefits of continuing to breastfeed after returning to work
·   Maintaining supply and pumping while at work
·   Options on breastfeeding schedules while workinG
·   How to prepare yourself and baby for childcare

Time: 1.5 hours
Cost $30

Introduction to Solids: Baby Led Weaning

The information available about starting solids, as to when and what can be confusing. This comprehensive and interactive class will lead you through the different guidelines and the teach you the difference between baby led weaning and the traditional puree path.Studies have shown that baby led weaning encourages improved eating patterns.  We will discuss what research recommends and how that may be different than what we are told, and how this certain styles may be beneficial for your baby. I will lead you through the process to ease your fears, and make you more confident in your infants biological abilities to bypass purees and go straight to hands on eating! You will leave this class educated and eager to start!

Time: 2 hours
Cost: $30 per couple

Partners are encouraged to come and learn!


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