Breastfeeding Facts and Fiction

$10 per attendee
Free for current or former Breastfeed Atlanta patients

The vast amount of breastfeeding information available makes it difficult to know what is the truth and what isn’t. Join us for a close examination of scientific evidence surrounding commonly misunderstood breastfeeding issues. We think you’ll walk away feeling confident and informed.

This class is ideal for:

Pregnant or new parents and their family members.  Health care professionals. Birth professionals. The general public. Pretty much anyone who is interested in gaining new insight into breastfeeding topics.

What you can expect:

- An evidence informed discussion of the following breastfeeding topics:

  • Fenugreek and other herbs
  • Impact of maternal diet while breastfeeding
  • Preparing the breasts and nipples for breastfeeding
  • Gas and colic in the breastfed infant
  • Nipple confusion
  • Pacifiers
  • And more

- Plenty of time for Q&A.

- Light refreshments served.

Written materials to help you remember what you learn in class.

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Upcoming Dates:

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Breastpumping 101

$10 per attendee
Free for current and former Breastfeed Atlanta patients

Which breastpump will you need? How often should you use it? Which bottles will my baby like? How long can I store my milk? Join us for an interactive class and get all your breast pumping questions answered. 

This class is perfect for:

Expectant and new parents, caregivers of breastfed babies, lactation consultants, and doulas. Whether you are interested in pumping for back-to-work, exclusive pumping, re-lactating,, inducing lactation, or just to know more about pumping in general this class will help you to find your way.

What you can expect:

  • Demonstrations of the most popular breastpumps with our model breasts
  • Discussion on the pros and cons of each breastpump
  • Written materials to help you remember what you learned in class
  • Opportunities to see and touch the pumps
  • Plenty of time for Q&A
  • Light refreshments will be served

 

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Upcoming Dates:

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Mastering Your Milk Supply

$10 per attendee
Free for current and former Breastfeed Atlanta patients

Concerns over milk supply is the most commonly cited reason that mothers quit breastfeeding. When breastfeeding in our modern, bottle feeding culture, it can be difficult to discern what to be concerned about and what to dismiss. Even health care professionals sometimes provide incorrect information. Gain the knowledge to separate fact from fiction surrounding the subject of milk supply.

This class is perfect for:

New and expectant, healthcare professionals, birth professionals, interested members of the community.

You can expect:

  • An evidence based discussion human breastmilk production
  • A review of relevant anatomy and physiology
  • Real life case studies of failed and successful breastfeeding relationships
  • Written information to help you remember what you learned in class
  • Plenty of time for Q&A
  • Light refreshments will be served

 

 

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Mastering the Latch

$10 per attendee
Free for current and former Breastfeed Atlanta patients

Learning to latch your baby comfortably and confidently is the most important key to breastfeeding. The quality of your latch will determine your comfort during breastfeeding, and ensure that your baby gets plenty of milk. Bring your own baby or use one of our life-like, weighted dolls as we teach you optimal positioning and techniques for achieving the best latch possible.

This class is perfect for:

Pregnant or breastfeeding mothers and their families, healthcare and birth professionals. Anyone who knows or works with breastfeeding families is welcome to attend. 

You can expect:

  • A discussion of the relevant anatomy, physiology, and mechanics involved in latching
  • Model dolls and breasts will be available
  • Written materials to help you remember what you learned in class
  • Plenty of time for Q&A
  • Light refreshments will be served

 

 

 

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Upcoming Dates:

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