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Lactation Basics: 
A class for Doula Education


This Class includes skills you need to
help your Doula clients initiate, continue,
and avoid or correct those typical or unusual breastfeeding problems.

If this date conflicts with your schedule

Contact me to set up another date

2023-24 SCHEDULE

   Saturday Nov 11, 2023 
  1:30pm until  5:00 pm  


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Register 2 weeks prior to class


   Advance Pay by Ck $75. mailed to:
   Sharon Mattes 1526 Archery Lane,
   Garland, TX 75044 - E
mail Sharon 
   Venmo, Zelle, Cash or Check.
  Instructor Sharon Mattes, IBCLC, RLC

  35 years as Lactation Consultant in
  private practice, Educating mothers,
  birth & breastfeeding professionals.

  Saturday Mar 2, 2024 
  8:30am until 12:00pm 

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
       Mohrbacher, Nancy
  • The Nursing Mother's Companion
     Huggins, Kathleen
  • Jack Newman's Guide to Breastfeeding
       Newman, Jack - Pitman, T
A Lactation Course by an IBCLC is DONA-required.
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