Breastfeeding Class Outline


·     Benefits of Breastfeeding

·     Preparation for Breastfeeding

·     Breast Changes in Pregnancy

·     Anatomy and Physiology of Breastfeeding

·     Early Feedings: Positioning and Latch

·     Frequency and Duration of Feedings

·     “Signs” that Baby is Getting Enough

·     Hurdles

·     Maternal Nutrition

·     Pumping, Storing, and Bottle-feeding

·     Breastfeeding Beyond the First Six Weeks

For breastfeeding questions: Call (206)386-MOMS (6667). 

In the handouts, references to “PCN” are to page numbers in Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn