"Newborn and Breastfeeding classes"

Posted On: 2010-03-23 16:34:38 UTC

Newborn Care Class

Roots Doula Care presents an in depth class on understanding your newborn, helping parents adjust and explore their own parenting styles. It is suggested that parents take the class prenatally and are encouraged to attend with their partner or chosen support person.

Topics to be covered
• newborn appearance
• procedures and tests after birth
• your amazing newborn
• cord care, bathing
• skin to skin
• infant states of being
• welcoming the new member of the family
• sleeping, co-sleeping
• attachment
• breastfeeding
• weight gain
• diapering
• circumcision
• parenting roles
• baby blues/ postpartum depression

The cost is $50 per couple for two evenings. Classes held at Podlings Natural Resource Center. Please bring a baby doll to class. For more information about class content email: jordan@rootsdoulacare.com

To register call Podlings: (250) 334-3483

April 19thth and April 26th , Monday evenings 6:30-8:30

Facilitated by Jordan Guignard CD (DONA), ICCE
Certified Childbirth Educator, Breastfeeding Counsellor and Doula

Prenatal Breastfeeding Class
Roots Doula Care presents a breastfeeding class designed for parents who intend to breastfeed and want an in-depth look at breastfeeding. The class will equip parents with all they need to know to get breastfeeding started, established and how to breastfeed your infant as long as you wish.
It is suggested that parents take the class prenatally or in the early newborn period. Mothers are encouraged to attend with their partner or chosen support person.

Topics to be Covered
• benefits of breastfeeding
• biology, nature and culture
• getting started
• skin to skin
• anatomy
• physiology: How does it work?
• milk supply
• getting an effective latch
• positions to breastfeed
• How do I know my baby is getting enough?
• trouble shooting
• expressing breast milk / hand and pump expression
• breastfeeding older children
• weaning your child

The cost is $50 per couple for two evenings. Classes held at Podlings Natural Resource Center. Please bring a baby doll to class. For more information about class content email: jordan@rootsdoulacare.com

To register call Podlings: (250) 334-3483

April 5th and April 12th , Monday evenings 6:30-8:30

Facilitated by Jordan Guignard CD (DONA), ICCE
Certified Childbirth Educator, Breastfeeding Counsellor and Doula

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