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 2019

October 26,  November 23,  December 21

Location

International Breastfeeding Centre
Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine
Room 2080 at 1255 Sheppard Avenue East, Toronto

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.
Please feel free to bring your partner or other support person, at no additional charge.