Lactation Basics: 
A class for Doula Education

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This Class includes skills you need to help your Doula clients begin, continue breastfeeding & avoid/correct problems.
 
2022 SCHEDULE


Call to Schedule a Class!
Classes held these hours:

   Saturday   NOV  5 
th  
1:30 
pm until  5:00 pm 

 

 Thursday  NOV 10th 
  5:00 
pm til  8:30 pm 


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Register 2 weeks prior to class

 

   Pay by Check $75. mailed to:
   Sharon Mattes, 1526 Archery Lane
   Cash, Venmo, Zelle, Cash App, Square
   Garland, TX 75044 
 Email Sharon 
 

A Lactation Course by an IBCLC is DONA-required.

Lactation Course Includes:

* Initiation of Normal Breastfeeding 

* Obstacles to Achieving Success 
* Typical Problems - Solutions
* Anatomy & Physiology of Breast
* The Maternal/Infant Relationship
* Aspects of Labor Doula's Role

* Professional Limitations
* Breastfeeding: Early Days
* Breastfeeding: Continuation

* Returning to Employment
* Breast Pumps   * Milk Storage 
* Postpartum: Birthing Persons Needs


Video and Slides Presentation 
Tools to help with Breastfeeding 

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Required Reading List 

 
​ Choose 1  book on Breastfeeding 
 from list below to read before you 
 attend the Lactation Basics Class 


The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding
8th Ed, Wiessinger, West, Pitman

Breastfeeding Made Simple
2010  Mohrbacher, Nancy


The Nursing Mother's Companion
2017 - Huggins, Kathleen


Jack Newman's Guide to Breastfeeding
2014 - Newman, Jack - Pitman, T