Breastfeeding Class

This class is held at the same location as the two day workshop and is taught the Friday before the workshop starts, from 5:00pm until 8:00pm. Chris Clark IBCLC, BD (Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant and Birth Doula) is the instructor. Chris has been a Lactation Consultant and Birth Doula since 1998. She is the mother of 4 grown children and grandmother to 2. Chris believes the Doula’s role carries a potentially powerful and positive influence in promoting breastfeeding success; this class is designed to help you make a difference.

Class Outline

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Benefits of Breastfeeding/Risks of Formula Feeding

Skin to Skin Contact/ Kangaroo Mother Care

Infant State

Positions in Breastfeeding

Expected Outcomes: How to get them

Unexpected Outcomes or Difficulties: What to do

Latching and Feeding/DVD "Your Baby Knows How to Latch"

Playing with Dolls

RELATE Approach Counseling Techniques


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