This is a 3 hour workshop, held on a Saturday morning 10am - 1pm, for women and their partners. A tea break is included.
Ideal for: women and their partner attending the Childbirth and Parenting Class – Saturday Workshop; women who have had previous difficulties breastfeeding; or women who require additional information not provided in other programs.
The breastfeeding workshop is designed to give you the right information and support for breastfeeding your baby. The workshop is conducted by a qualified Lactation Consultant who will answer your questions, provide you with problem-solving strategies and boost your confidence so that you may successfully breastfeed your baby.
Understanding how breastfeeding works
Positions for breastfeeding
Signs of successful breastfeeding
Normal behaviors for breastfed babies
Identifying possible breastfeeding problems – and what to do
Where to get help
Dad’s role – a key to successful breastfeeding
Diet, medications and alcohol with breastfeeding
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
See parking and public transport information located at http://www.wslhd.health.nsw.gov.au/Childbirth---Parenting-Education/Maps---Directions
Do I bring my partner along to all the classes with me?
Partners are encouraged to attend. If your partner can't make it then you can bring along a support person.
What can/can't I bring to the event?
You may like to bring a snack. Tea, coffee and biscuits are provided.
Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?
Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
Can I update my registration information?
Yes, you can return to the booking page to do so.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
You may print out your ticket or save on the eventbrite app.
What is the refund policy?
A full refund may be given only in the following circumstances:
• Premature birth
• Hospital admission
• Cancellation request 3 weeks prior to the class commencement date
An administration fee of $10 will be incurred on cancellation requests with less than 3 weeks’ notice