This is a one-session course that will help you to get started on the right foot with breastfeeding within minutes of delivering your baby. Whether you hope to breastfeed full-time or plan to supplement with formula part-time, this course is as informative as it is non-judgmental. Partners are highly encouraged to attend!
This class is offered online and in-person, and may be taken during pregnancy or anytime after. Online classes take place on Zoom. In-person classes take place at the Old Stone Church 251 Main Street, East Haven. Caregivers (grandparents-to-be, etc.) are welcome to attend with you via Facetime at no additional cost. Having them hear the same information from class can be helpful.
Instructors: Asha Evans, Louise Ward, and Ashley Minihan
Benefits of breastfeeding
Getting a good latch
Establishing and maintaining your milk supply
Debunking myths and out-dated advice
Successful breastfeeding and pumping for working moms
How partners can help
Upcoming Dates: Classes are 2 and a half hours long. In-person classes are limited to 10 couples each. Read about our COVID response to ensure your safety during in-person classes.
November 17, 2021 at 6:30pm (online)
November 20, 2021 at 9:30am (in-person)
December 15, 2021 at 6:30pm (online)
January 12, 2022 at 6:30pm (online)
January 15, 2022 9:30am (in-person)
February 16, 2022 at 6:30pm (online)
February 19, 2022 9:30am (in-person)
March 23, 2022 at 6:30pm (online)
March 26, 2022 9:30am (in-person)
April 27, 2022 at 6:30pm (online)
April 30, 2022 9:30am (in-person)
Fee: $50 (per couple; not reduced if attending without partner) The online version of this class is free for doula clients registered with Ashley & Dawn or EB Doulas (package 2).