Breast feeding session

Although breastfeeding is natural, it doesn't always come easily and is a learned art. Our classes aim is to provide expectant parents with the knowledge and confidence to successfully breastfeed.Classes are designed for expectant parents to prepare for the vital days, weeks and months after your baby's birth.You can gain up-to-date information and insights into breastfeeding a baby and parenting in the early days.

 

Australian research has shown that many mothers wish they had received more preparation for breastfeeding and the early months of parenting prior to the birth of their baby. Attending an Breastfeeding Education Class at Mamma's care complements and expands on any knowledge gained at antenatal classes and gives you the opportunity to:

 

  • Learn some of the skills you will need to care for your new baby.

  • Find out how breastfeeding works, how to do it and what help is available. 

  • Make informed choices about breastfeeding.

  • Realistically prepare for the changes about to happen in your life.

  • Discuss questions and concerns you may have about breastfeeding.

  • Develop a support network before giving birth.

  • Find your own path amidst all the varying advice.

 

What we covere in a class?

  • How breastfeeding works

  • Establishing breastfeeding and the first feed

  • Importance of skin-to-skin contact in the first hours and beyond

  • Positioning and attachment (how to hold and attach your baby to the breast)

  • Understanding your milk supply

  • Discussion of what is 'normal' for a breastfed baby

  • Role of partners in breastfeeding

  • Adjusting to parenthood - survival tips for the early days and weeks with a new baby

  • Common concerns and problem solving

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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