Welcome Home Baby Class Offerings & Services
Postpartum Lactation Assistance
(In the home)
o This is an intimate 1:1 in the privacy of your home with you, your spouse and baby. An in-depth assistance with breastfeeding. Many of the prenatal education steps will be reviewed plus demonstration with your baby of proper positioning, latching, and burping techniques. * Appointment is based on timing of infant’s feed. A successful appointment is when infant is hungry and ready to eat. ** Now available: home weight checks
o Flat rate: $75.00 1 visit = 2 hours Package rate: $90.00 2 visits
Postpartum Lactation Assistance
(In the hospital)
o Congratulations, your baby is here! If you were unable to take the Breastfeeding 101 class, I am available to visit you in your hospital room. Getting started correctly is the key to successful breastfeeding. *Appointment is based on timing of infant’s feed.
o If your infant is in a NICU setting, breastfeeding will be a significant factor of a healthy preemie. If an infant can’t suckle from the breast, pumping breast milk is very important.
A receipt can be provided to the client for insurance claims regarding lactation services
Welcome Home Baby Class Offering
Group or 1:1 classes – all are welcome to attend. Please call or email to register
@ 30 wks gestation or >
Max class size: 8 individuals or 4 couples
(light snack provided)
Breastfeeding 101 Classes
This is a class that would be great for a group of ladies, individuals or couples,interested in different aspects of breastfeeding. 1:1 class can be held in the comfort of your home.
Group Class or 1:1 class cost = $35.00 Class time: 3 hours
(please call to be sure class is still on) 910-308-6944
Intro to Breastfeeding
o Anatomy of the Breast
o Where does the milk come from? How does your body make milk?
o Composition of breast milk
o Healthcare prevention and breast milk
Body changes, Emotional Changes
o Pregnancy and Breast changes Pre – Post delivery
o How to decide is breastfeeding right for you?
o Are you emotionally ready? Bonding with your newborn
Preparing for the “New Arrival”
o Supplies and investments
o Buying a good nursing bra
o What to take to the hospital for Mom and Baby
o Did you call WIC?
o Positioning, Latching and Relaxation – Putting baby to breast
o Importance of Skin to Skin contact
o Don’t forget about Daddy and siblings o Going home – Lactation support, Family support
Success and Difficulties
o How do you know what is successful breastfeeding?
o No such thing as a failure
o What to do about difficulties?
o Are you making enough milk?
Special Classes – These classes are meant for “special” circumstances related to pregnancy and postpartum.
§ Cost = $20.00 per class Time 1hr
o Teens and Breastfeeding
o Adoption and Breastfeeding
o Contraception and Breastfeeding - This class is ready!
(These classes are in progress – please check back)
Have you considered giving time with a Lactation Consultant as a shower gift? Many moms just need reassurance and confidence builder to get off to a good start.
Shower gift can be...
Physicians, Midwives, Doulas...
Would you like to host a class or series of classes to your patients in your office? Are you interested in having an LC available to your patients for in-office consults? Please contact me for details of additional services for providers.
MOPS groups, Church groups, College nursing programs etc...
Are you interested in a guest speaker for your group? I would be happy to have an open forum discussion with mom's, importance of breastmilk for both mom and baby.
Nursing programs - Guest speaking / presentations during the Maternal / Child phase of your education.
Please call or email to schedule a time.