About this Class
Instructor: Christelle J. K. Hagen, BfNAE, HCHD, ICI. Christelle is a professionally trained Certified Breastfeeding Educator and Advocate, with special training in educating new mothers in the art of establishing successful breastfeeding. She has experience training new breastfeeding educators and counselors. She is an experienced breastfeeding mother, having nursed 7 children into early childhood. She has tandem nursed three times! She is currently nursing a toddler and has personally experienced the process of breastfeeding and pumping for a preemie baby, and two NICU babies, including a baby with a feeding tube and oral aversion who has successfully transitioned to fully oral feeding. Read more About Christelle.
What did expectant moms find helpful about this class?
"The importance of contact immediately after birth; baby's natural instincts; the ways in which breastfeeding changes over time." --Erin, expectant mom
"A lot! Nursing positions, frequency of feeding within the first month, proper latching... A great introduction to breastfeeding-thanks!"
Other comments from expectant moms:
"I feel mentally prepared!" Erin
"Great class. I really liked the videos and practicing the feeding positions." Kristen
"Super practical education on breastfeeding & skin-to-skin contact. We're prepared to be successful in this venture!" Lisa
"Almost everything was new for me! It was good to get a background on the hormones involved!" Sarah
Mama's milk is one of the best gifts you can give your baby! Get the tips you need to get a great start on this wonderful way of nurturing your baby.
Breastfeeding Matters Class
Prepare for breastfeeding success!
This two hour online class teaches the 7 "natural laws" of breastfeeding that give you the tools to establish breastfeeding successfully. You will learn:
* how your birth impacts your nursing relationship, and how to get a good start, no matter what your birth is like
* the 7 Natural Laws of Breastfeeding, based on the excellent breastfeeding guide, Breastfeeding Made Simple, by Nancy Mohrbacher, IBCLC, and Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, Ph.D., IBCLC (used by permission)
* laid back breastfeeding and how to hold your baby to encourage her natural nursing behaviors
* how to promote healthy, comfortable nursing and an abundant milk supply
You are welcome to take the class as an individual or as a couple. If you are taking the class as part of a couple, register BOTH the male and the female participants to save both your spots! The price of the class is for the expectant mother. The companion of her choice may attend at no further cost.
Please look for your confirmation and required registration forms from firstname.lastname@example.org. Check your spam/junk folders if you do not receive your email within two business days.
If you have any questions that haven't yet been answered, please contact us. Otherwise, we look forward to seeing you in class!