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Understanding Breastfeeding Self-Study Class

This is a self-study class that includes a comprehensive guide book and companion website to learn about breastfeeding at your own convenience.  SeeWhatYouRead.com features 19 video clips, including latch animation, to help new moms successfully breastfeed.  Compatible with smart phones and tablets!  Once you complete your registration, you will receive your guide in 5-7 days. More than a booklet!
  • Free access to an award-winning companion website
  • Dozens of video clips, printable charts, checklists, and more
  • Commercial free
  • Clear, informative, easy to read
  • NEW interactive features, such as weekly breastfeeding emails
Chapters Include:
  • Chapter 1: How Breastfeeding Works – breastfeeding is ideal, the early weeks, how your body makes milk, your milk changes, special situations (preemies, multiples, breast surgery)
  • Chapter 2: Latching On and Positioning – getting off to a good start, mother & baby positioning, latching on, breastfeeding holds, feeding patterns
  • Chapter 3: When to Feed Your Baby – hunger signs, crying patterns, sleepy eaters, avoid pacifiers & bottle feeding
  • Chapter 4: How Much Is Enough? – how to know that your baby is getting enough milk, counting diapers, weight gain, feeding log, jaundice
  • Chapter 5: Breast Care – breast fullness, expressing your milk by hand, engorgement, blocked ducts, nipple care, sore & cracked nipples, breast infection
  • Chapter 6: Breastfeeding Lifestyle – taking care of yourself, family planning, nutrition for breastfeeding mothers, returning to work, expressing & storing your milk


Your Own Home

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Date: Wed, 02-01-2017
Time: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Price: $20.00
Registration: OPEN
Available Spaces: Unlimited

Breastfeeding Cafe

Breastfeeding provides optimal nutrition and bonding for your infant, but it does not always come easy. A community of support from other mothers as well as trained professionals can help you meet your goals.  This monthly group, led by a certified lactation consultant, is designed to provide support and education on common breastfeeding concerns. Mothers are encouraged to bring their babies. Open to any breastfeeding mothers, regardless of location of birth.  Registration is not required for this FREE drop-in group. For more information, contact Laura Mulligan at 248-652-5919 or laura.mulligan@ascension.org  


1101 W. University Dr
Classroom 2E (North elevators to 2nd floor)
Rochester, MI  48307

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Date: Wed, 02-01-2017
Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Price: Free
Registration: OPEN
Available Spaces: Unlimited