“Prepare.”, the first class in Breastfeed Atlanta’s Better Breastfeeding series, consists of a unique blend of education, group support, and clinical monitoring. A prenatal breastfeeding class designed with science and the modern family in mind.
Prenatal preparation is essential for every successful breastfeeding experience! In this class, participants will learn about the basic science behind lactation and how breastfeeding works. We will cover just how to lay the foundation for a booming milk supply, avoid pain, and feel confident in the first few weeks postpartum!
It is not normal for breastfeeding to hurt
Most mothers can produce enough breastmilk
Breast size has nothing to do with milk production
Nearly all shapes and sizes of nipples and breasts are fine for breastfeeding
Night feeds are important for babies and mothers
You don’t need to wait for your breasts to fill up with milk
It's normal to have difficulties - 92% of all people who breastfeed report significant problems in the first week.
Pain is normal with breastfeeding
New moms don't make enough milk
Plenty of people just don’t make enough milk
You should only eat bland foods while breastfeeding
If you give your baby bottles of pumped milk, she will refuse the breast
Once you go back to work, you'll have to wean