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Understanding Breastfeeding Self-Study Class

Don't have time to attend a Breastfeeding 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

Location:

Your own home


Date: Wed, 03-01-2017
Time: 7:00 PM to 7:00 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  

Location:

Crittenton Hospital North Classroom 2E
1101 W. University Dr
Rochester, MI  48307

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Date: Wed, 03-01-2017
Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Price: Free
Registration: OPEN
Available Spaces: Unlimited

Breastfeeding Consultation

Are you having problems with breastfeeding?  Do you have questions about what is normal?  Will you be returning to work and wonder how to continue to breastfeed?  Or do you just need extra support and education to make your breastfeeding goals a reality?  Then meeting with one of our lactation consultants (IBCLCs) for a one-on-one consultation may be what you need.  This consultation will be individualized based on your needs.  The consultation will last approximately 1 hour and your insurance may also reimburse you for the cost. Please contact us if this date or time are not convenient for you or your baby at 248-652-5919.

Location:

Community Health & Education (1st floor)
1101 W. University Dr
Rochester, MI  48307

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Date: Wed, 03-15-2017
Time: 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Price: $80.00
Registration: OPEN
Available Spaces: 1 of 1

Preparing for Breastfeeding Class

Breastfeeding provides the best nutrition for infants as well as a unique relationship between mother and baby.  This class will answer your questions and help you get off to the best possible start as a nursing mother. A registered nurse/certified lactation consultant teaches the class.  Registration includes both mom and her partner.  We recommend taking this class 2-3 months before your due date. Topics include: How to position and latch How to know if baby is eating enough What to do if you are having problems Breast care Pumping Returning to work

Location:

Crittenton Hospital (North Classroom 2C)
1101 W. University
Rochester, MI  48307

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Date: Mon, 02-27-2017
Time: 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Price: $20.00
Registration: OPEN
Available Spaces: 8 of 12

Preparing for Breastfeeding Class

Breastfeeding provides the best nutrition for infants as well as a unique relationship between mother and baby.  This class will answer your questions and help you get off to the best possible start as a nursing mother. A registered nurse/certified lactation consultant teaches the class.  Registration includes both mom and her partner.  We recommend taking this class 2-3 months before your due date. Topics include: How to position and latch How to know if baby is eating enough What to do if you are having problems Breast care Pumping Returning to work

Location:

Crittenton Hospital (North Classroom 2C)
1101 W. University
Rochester, MI  48307

Map and Directions


Date: Thu, 03-23-2017
Time: 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Price: $20.00
Registration: OPEN
Available Spaces: 12 of 12