Breastfeeding Class at Thrive

Sunday, August 13 2017 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM [PST]

4859 Old Redwood Hwy, Santa Rosa, CA, 95403, United States

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Sunday, August 13 2017 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM [PST]

Thrive Birth Center, 4859 Old Redwood Hwy, Santa Rosa, CA, 95403, United States.

Join us for an informative and experiential introduction to the joys, challenges and techniques involved in the amazing world of breastfeeding. While breastfeeding is an instinctive and natural way for mothers to feed their babies, it almost always comes with a steep learning curve that requires patience and support to navigate. Accelerate that curve by learning beforehand what to expect, how to prepare, and what each member of the family can do to facilitate the breastfeeding relationship. In this thorough 2 hour Breastfeeding Class, participants will learn: Health benefits of breastfeeding for mom and baby Basic anatomy and physiology of the lactating breast Correct positioning and latch How to support the nursing mom Tips on initiating breastfeeding in the first few days after birth How to read baby's cues, knowing when to nurse and when they're done Common challenges and how to avoid or address them Breast-pumps and bottle feeding If the birthing parent is partnered, both parents are strongly encouraged to attend.

Hearthstone Midwifery & Lactation Services

Rebecca Plum, LM, CPM, IBCLC

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