Lactation Basics: 
A class for Doula Education


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

Call to Schedule a Class!
Classes held these hours:

9:00 am to 12:30 pm
1:30 pm to  5:00 pm
5:00 pm to 8:30 pm


   [Register two weeks prior to class]


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   Pay by Check $75. mailed to:
   Sharon Mattes, 1526 Archery Lane
   Garland, TX 75044 
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   questions about a payment plan.

A Lactation Course by an IBCLC is DONA-required.

Lactation Basics:
course includes

* Starting Breastfeeding Successfully

* Obstacles to Success 
* Typical Problems - Solutions
* Anatomy & Physiology of Breast
* Mom / Baby Relationship Building
* Doula's Role and Limitations
* Breastfeeding: Early Days
* Breastfeeding: Changing Needs
* Breast Pumps  * Milk Storage 
* Postpartum Assistance for Mom

Video and Slides Presentation 
Tools to help with Breastfeeding 

 DONA International  Required   Reading List - Doula Training  
​ Choose 1  book on Breastfeeding 
 from  this list  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