This 8 hour course provides a grounding in breastfeeding and infant feeding support for those who work with new families. It's a session that brings you back to basics and requires no previous training in infant feeding. We will look at the common challenges parents face and the latest evidence in addressing them. We will recommend resources for your learning and to share with parents and give you confidence to support your families. Topics include: why breastfeeding matters, the first few days and getting breastfeeding off to a good start, positioning and attachment, how milk supply works, common challenges, responsive feeding, normal newborn behaviour, night time parenting, unsettled babies, mixed feeding and bottle feeding, signposting and breastfeeding support roles, the role of the partner, twins and an introduction to tongue tie.
8 hours over 4 weeks. (4 x 2 hrs)
Course begins week beginning 16th May (Date to be confirmed)
LocationDr Silberstein Clinic, 3 Market Pl, London, United Kingdom
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3 Market Pl, London NW11 6LB