Lamaze Childbirth Classes:

  • History of Childbirth; Why is a Preparation Class Needed
  • Stages of Labor (Early/Active/Transition)
  • How Does Labor Begin?
  • Hospital Policies and Procedures
  • Interventions
  • Pharmacological Pain Relief Measures; Including Epidural
  • Comfort Measures
  • Pushing and Delivery of the Baby
  • Postpartum Period

Infant Care Class:

  • Infant Feeding (Breast/Formula)
  • Diapering
  • Cord Care
  • Bathing
  • Soothing a Crying Infant
  • Infant Sleep Habits
  • Safety and Childproofing

Breastfeeding Classes:

  • Benefits of Breastfeeding (Maternal, Child, Family, and Environment)
  • Milk Production; How does it all work
  • Getting off to a Good Start
  • Latching & Positioning
  • Breastfeeding Basics
  • How do I Know my Infant is Getting Enough?
  • Nutrition
  • Importance of Support; What can Dad do?
  • Pumping and Milk Storage
  • Returning to Workplace/School

Lactation Assessment (min 60-120 Minutes, In Home ):

  • History and Physical Assessment of Maternal/Child Dyad
  • Including accurate weight
  • Observe Feeding
  • Review of Latching and Positioning
  • “Fine Tuning” Technique
  • Individualized Feeding Care Plan
  • Question/Answer Time
  • Follow Up Email (phone calls if preferred)

Returning to Work Mini Consultation:

  • Pumping Needs
  • How to pump
  • Equipment Needed
  • Storage and Collection
  • Tips and Suggestions
  • Childcare Concerns

Pumping Consultation:

  • Pumping Needs
  • Which Pump is Best for You?
  • How to Pump
  • Equipment Needed
  • Storage and Collection
  • Tips and Suggestions

Corporate Programs (tailored to meet organizational needs):

  • Prenatal Education Classes
  • Follow Up Phone Consultations After Delivery
  • Returning to Work/Pumping Consultation
  • Assistance Creating/Maintaining Employee Lactation Lounge