It's never too early to begin educating yourself on life with a newborn, and especially the art of breastfeeding your new baby.
According to a New York based hospital report, of the families who had attended a prenatal breastfeeding class, 83 percent were successfully breastfeeding upon discharge. Breastfeeding education doesn't just give you the basics of positioning and how to pump, but the realities of newborn care, and how to support mom, and the tools to design a personalized feeding plan that fits your lifestyle, goals, and family dynamics.
One-on-One and Group Classes Available
Infant Feeding 101 Class, $250
Two-hour, in-home instruction on basics of breast and infant feeding including:
Bundled Service Packages Available
Postpartum Infant Feeding Support, $250
Initial Feeding Visit (up to 2 hours)
2 Follow-Up Visits
Phone Consultations for any concerns or questions
At each visit, I will provide an observation of a feeding, compassionate troubleshooting regarding cause of concern (which might include an evaluation of infant’s oral anatomy, and mother's breast/nipple), assistance with bottle feeding or combination feeding if needed, support with pumping and/or breastfeeding goals for returning to work, in order to ensure a healthy milk supply and breastfeeding relationship, and an individualized, holistic feeding care plan for mom, partner and baby.
Birth photography is available either bundled with or separate from doula services. But you may also schedule maternity, newborn/family lifestyle portrait sessions, from a half hour to two and half hours done on-location or in your home.
Contact me to find out more about how we can set your family up for success.
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Lifestyle and nutrition coaching is beneficial no matter what stage of life you are in! If you are looking for support in healthy weight loss, feeling more energized and confident, and/or are hoping to permanently adopt healthier habits before pregnancy (partner coaching encouraged) as well as throughout pregnancy and postpartum, then click below to start your journey to wellness!
NOTE: A non-refundable retainer fee (50%) is due to secure on-call dates, the rest due after birth. Photography, though included, is secondary to birth support. Other photo sessions (maternity, newborn) may be purchased separately.
There are several factors that help a mother successfully breastfeed for the recommended six months to a year of life. They are: