Breastfeeding Client Resources

Because let's be serious, you've probably already forgotten everything we covered in class!

 

 Getting off to a good start

The Breast Crawl

 What to expect in the first few days/weeks

 Baby's Second Night

 Building Supply

 Increasing Supply

 How does Milk Production Work?

Feeding and Satiety Cues

Feeding Cues Video from Class

 Hunger Cues (article)

Getting Enough

Is my baby getting enough milk?

Expected Wet/Dirty Diapers

 Latch/Positioning (Videos)

 Positioning

 Latch

Great Videos of babies latching and sucking Help to differentiate sucking and getting milk vs not

Common Difficulties

 Pain

Engorgement

 Damaged Nipples

Plugged Ducts and/or Mastitis

 Partner Support/Bottle Feeding

Breastmik Storage Guidelines

 Introducing Bottles and Pacifiers

Paced Bottle Feeding Video (for breastmilk or formula)

 Hand Expression

How much milk a baby should take by bottle (if taking pumped milk or formula)

Thoughts on Scheduling/ Frequency of Nursing

 Some Thoughts on Scheduling

 Frequent Nursing

Sleep

Safe Bedsharing Guidelines

General Websites with good information

KellyMom

Dr. Jack Newman

 Local Resources and Classes

La Leche League: Peer Breastfeeding support led by women who have lots of breastfeeding experience and knowledge. You can also attend while you’re pregnant! 

Return to Work Class (Loving Arms) to be taken after breastfeeding is established, and before you head back to work/start pumping!

Return to Work Class (Then Comes Baby)to be taken after breastfeeding is established, and before you head back to work/start pumping!

Introducing Solids Class

Local IBCLCs (lactation consultants) and Breast Pump Rentals

(just a few, there are many many folks locally)

http://www.eastbaylactationassociates.com/

Sabrina Friendenfields

Paula Santi

Serena Meyer

http://happymilk.us/

www.amrit-lactationconsultant.com

              then comes baby also has a support group, latch clinic, and other breastfeeding resources

When you change the way you view birth, the way you birth will change.” - Marie Mongan