Wednesday
18
OCT

Breastfeeding and Newborn Care Class

18:00
21:00

Wild Was Mama

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Offered by Birth Day Presence, this Breastfeeding and Newborn Care Class will help new families to become familiar with the basics of feeding your infant in the first 6 weeks after birth. The class will also help new families become familiar with the basics of caring for your infant in the first 6 weeks after birth. Partners are encouraged to attend! Take this class before you have your baby.

Topics covered in the 3-hour class will include:

How to get breastfeeding off to the best start
How to help your infant latch-on and correct positioning
How to know if the baby is getting enough milk
How to avoid common breastfeeding problems and when to call a specialist
Understanding normal infant behavior, communication, appearance and sleep patterns
Understanding common newborn procedures in the hospital
Understanding the basics of diapering, cord care, bathing, and assessment of your baby
Understanding postpartum adjustment for the whole family
Newborn warning signs