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throughout your unique childbirth journey.

Prenatal Class

Pregnancy and childbirth is an exciting time, but can often be intimidating for new parents. A prenatal class is an excellent way to help prepare you for your upcoming delivery.

We offer this course in two different formats, both including 5 hours of education. Choose from a one session course, taken on a Saturday, or a two session course, taken over two weeknights. The course is $95 and includes a reserved spot for you and a partner. In the course, we will review the following:

  • Monitoring fetal kick counts
  • Cervical exams (understanding dilation and effacement of the cervix)
  • Signs of labor (contractions, water breaking)
  • When to go to the hospital vs when to call the doctor
  • Possible risks and complications that can develop during your third trimester
  • Inductions (how do they work, and what to expect)
  • Picking a pediatrician
  • Pre-registration at the hospital
  • Packing list
  • What the check in process will look like at labor and delivery
  • Virtual hospital room tour
  • Epidurals and pain management
  • Episiotomy and lacerations
  • Pushing and breathing techniques
  • Delivery of the baby (a birth video will be shown)
  • C-section
  • What to expect with your hospital stay
  • Scheduling a postpartum appointment at 6 weeks
  • Postpartum pain management and recovery
  • What to expect in the first week home after delivery
  • Postpartum anxiety and depression
  • Benefits of breastfeeding
  • How is breast milk made
  • Understanding a good breastfeeding latch
  • Pumping and storing breastmilk
  • Clogged milk ducts and mastitis
  • Basic newborn care once you’re home from the hospital
  • Umbilical cord care and bathing
  • Diaper changes and bowel movements
  • Eating schedule; when and how to introduce solids
  • Sleep schedule; creating a sleep routine
  • Immunization schedule
  • Circumcision

Breastfeeding Class

By taking this Breastfeeding Basics class, you will learn everything you need to start your breastfeeding journey with CONFIDENCE.

This 3-hour class is offered in an interactive and supportive environment, taught by a certified lactation consultant with extensive experience in supporting breastfeeding families. Enroll today and prepare yourself with the knowledge and skills to nourish and bond with your baby through the incredible experience of breastfeeding.

Develop the ability to recognize and respond to your baby’s hunger cues, promoting responsive and demand-driven feeding.

Explore the numerous advantages of breastfeeding for both infants and mothers, including improved immunity, bonding, and overall health benefits.

Gain knowledge about the anatomy and physiology of lactation, including breast structure, milk production, and the hormonal processes involved.

Discover techniques to achieve a proper latch, ensuring effective milk transfer and preventing discomfort or complications.

Learn practical strategies to establish and maintain an abundant milk supply, including tips for initiating breastfeeding for the first time after birth.

Identify and troubleshoot common breastfeeding challenges such as engorgement, sore nipples, low milk supply, and latch difficulties.

Learn proper techniques for expressing breast milk using a breast pump, including different pump types, and pumping schedules. Understand safe milk storage guidelines and strategies for building a breast milk stash.