BF 101: Breastfeeding Basics
Meet with one of our CLC’s who will discuss breastfeeding basics, and breastfeeding in reality. You will learn about the various tips necessary to best prepare you for breastfeeding. The class content will cover breast anatomy, milk production, doula care, feeding schedules, common breastfeeding issues, knowing the signs of when get help postpartum, and building your tribe (setting healthy boundaries). You will leave this class understanding the cultural and historical background of breastfeeding in the US and abroad for black women.
The 4th Trimester & Bonding
Postpartum class to discuss fun ways to create healthy relationships within the mother and baby dyad. This includes baby wearing, learning to create nursery rhymes, reading with baby, and exploring other family activities to do with your little one. There will be time to openly explore everyone’s breastfeeding goals and expectations and also navigating various breastfeeding and maternal resources.
Pump, Pump, Pump It Up – Prenatal & Postpartum
Learn how to balance returning to work and breastfeeding their little one as well as how to pump and milk storage requirements. Mothers will create pumping schedules for a sample work day and also explore what nursing is public is like. Participants will learn their workplace rights to breastfeeding and how to navigate their organizational policies.
Growing our Little Ones
Learn major milestones for baby’s growth, weaning techniques, nursing baby with teeth, healthy meals and snacks for development. Participate in baby food making demo and receive fun recipes to take home for entire family! Troubleshoot common and no-so-common breastfeeding challenges along with learning toddler feeding and weaning your little one.
HSCUB will provide monthly themed, weekly educational content and Breastfeeding Boot Camp education series. Stay tuned for more updates!
Catch us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram as we provide stories, data, helpful tips and debunk myths about breastfeeding. We’ll also highlight a few local moms and dads who will share from their personal experiences. All activities are free and open to the public.