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Lactation Basics: 
A class for Doula Education


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

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   Saturday,  Mar 25   
  until  5:00 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 
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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 Limits
* Breastfeeding: Early Days
* Breastfeeding: Continuation

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

Video and Slides Presentation & 
Tools that help with Breastfeeding 

  DONA  International  
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
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