antenatal infant feeding conversation

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INDIVIDUAL, TAILORED BREASTFEEDING PREPARATION SESSIONS FOR WOMEN INTERESTED IN BREASTFEEDING AFTER BIRTH.

Breastfeeding is how mammals have evolved to nurture their young. So far, so good!

Baby meet boobs, boobs meet baby, job done right?  

Breastfeeding is a learned skill for both parent and baby. Evidence and experience shows us that a chance to access skilled advice and support antenatally increases confidence and improves feeding outcome and duration for families.*

This service is particularly suited to women with complex medical needs and women with a history of breastfeeding challenges.

We offer:

  • An initial phone consultation to understand your particular situation.

  • A tailored session of two hours for you and your supporters in your own home.

  • Time and space to debrief previous feeding experiences.

  • Evidence based information and practical guidance to ensure you and your baby have the best start to your breastfeeding journey.

  • Top troubleshooting tips and skills including excellent clear resources for the whole family to assess how things are going.

  • The opportunity to develop a feeding plan.

As feeding mamas and as midwives we know that there can be some bumps in the road in any feeding journey. We have helped countless women feed their babies and bring this knowledge and experience to our sessions with you.

THIS SESSION WILL LEAVE YOU WITH:

  • A clear idea of how your body and your baby work together, building confidence in your body and abilities.

  • The tools to address simple challenges and good information on support available.

  • A document containing individualised learning points and signposts to further information.

  • A written feeding plan if this is your wish. 

The opportunity to get good information and make a concrete plan before you give birth means that not only will you feel prepared but those around you will know how to best help you as you embark on the next phase of your family life.

Contact us for more information or to book your session.

*for the research buffs, more info on antenatal education benefits here.