Attending a prenatal breastfeeding class can help you to make important decisions that will impact your breastfeeding success. Armed with evidence-based information and lots of practical know-how you and your baby will be off to the very best start possible.
Prenatal Breastfeeding Classes are offered in a group or semi-private / private setting. Partners are encouraged to attend to help you to learn and support you through this process. All classes include a complimentary telephone/skype call after your baby is born to discuss any difficulties that may be occurring.
Classes are interactive, intimate and cover the following topics:
How to get off to the very best start in the hospital and at home
How to lead your baby to comfortably latch and drink effectively(dolls will be provided to practice latch techniques)
How to know whether your baby is getting enough and whether breastfeeding is going well
The benefits of skin-to-skin contact and baby wearing.
How to avoid or overcome breastfeeding challenges
Natural solutions to breastfeeding problems
GROUP CLASSES are offered at the following locations:
West End Mamas - Located at 2477 Bloor Street West (Bloor and Jane). Please check the West End Mamas website for the next class available - West End Mamas.
Fee: $89.00 for a 2.5 hour class
PRIVATE/ SEMI-PRIVATE CLASSES are offered in the comfort of your home or in a setting conducive to a private / semi-private class.
Fees: $200.00 for a 2 hour class
See a review of our class from the Mommy Gearest Blog - “The keys to breastfeeding success”: prenatal education with Lactation Consultant Taya Griffin (guest review).