Breastfeeding Basics for the Prenatal Family

Prenatal Breastfeeding Class

  • Wanting to get started off on the right foot with breastfeeding? This class covers how to get breastfeeding started off on the right foot, common myths and what is normal for the newborn, breastfed baby.
  • Get all the breastfeeding information you need in this 3-hour interactive class led by an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant.
  • Whether this is your first baby or the newest addition to your growing family, this class is for everyone! We recommend attending in your third trimester.
  • Did you struggle with breastfeeding? How to address concerns before your next baby arrives.
  • This class is intended for parents whose breastfeeding experience didn’t go as planned or desired. If it’s your 2nd (or more!) baby and challenges with previous babies include not latching on, needing to supplement, exclusively pumping or not breastfeeding for as long as desired- this class is for you!
  • We will go over common pitfalls in the early postpartum period, if supplement is needed, risk factors and what to do about them.

Topics Include:

How to get breastfeeding off to a great start in hospital and at home

Guiding your baby to latch and drink effectively

The benefits of skin to skin contact

Managing breast milk supply and flow

Reading your baby’s feeding cues

How to know if your baby is getting enough milk

How to help you and your baby get more sleep

Nutrition tips for breastfeeding moms

How to know when breastfeeding is going well and what to do if it is not

Registration

Class Dates for 2021

January 30, February 27, March 27, April 24, May 29, June 26, July 31, August 28, September 25, October 30, November 27, December 18

Class Dates for 2020

Nov 28, December 19

Location

ONLINE

Time

9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Cost

$100.00 (taxes included)

    Session Date

    First Name of Expectant Parent (required)

    Last Name of Expectant Parent (required)

    Your Email (required)

    Phone (required)

    Name of Partner

    Expected Due Date (required)

    (Cancellation Policy – In the instance that ibc must cancel the class, participants will receive a full refund. Participants who cancel within 7 days of the class will not receive a refund.)



    For more information contact education@ibconline.ca or  416-498-0002 ext. 222.
    Online option only until further notice.