Class content

  • 1

    Introduction

    • About your instructor and what you will learn in this course

  • 2

    How to prepare for breastfeeding or chestfeeding

    • I feel unprepared. I have never even seen someone breastfeed. What do I do to get ready?

  • 3

    What to expect in the first three days

    • The first 24 hours

    • Day 2 and day 3

    • Feeding Log

    • Poop Reference Chart

  • 4

    Getting a good start

    • I want to start out on the right foot. What is the best way for me to do that?

  • 5

    When to feed your baby

    • Should I breastfeed/chestfeed on a schedule?

  • 6

    What to avoid

    • I'm taking medication. How do I know if it's safe?

    • Can I drink coffee while I am breastfeeding? And should I worry about food allergies?

    • Can I drink alcohol while I am breastfeeding?

    • How much water should I drink?

  • 7

    Common complications and what to do about them

    • What is a tongue tie and do I need to worry about it?

  • 8

    When and how to supplement

    • I would like to breastfeed my baby, but I haven’t decided if I also want to use some formula. Is that okay?

    • Benefits of Breastfeeding, Chestfeeding & Bodyfeeding

    • I am going to back to work not too long after the baby is born. When do I need to start pumping? How big a stash do I need?

    • My friend sent me a Haakaa pump and said it was amazing. Is it really a pump? How do I use it?

  • 9

    How long to breastfeed/chestfeed

    • How long should I breastfeed or chestfeed for?

  • 10

    When to ask for help

    • When should I call a lactation consultant?