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Lactation & Newborn Care Basics

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Prepare for the arrival of your little one with our informative class covering the essentials of infant care, breastfeeding, and more. Gain confidence in understanding newborn behavior, feeding techniques, and when to seek professional assistance. Join us to start your parenting journey with knowledge and peace of mind!

Course Details
Price $125
Start Date

Tue, Mar 05, 6:00pm - 8:00pm Eastern Time
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Location Online Classroom
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Class Level Beginner
Age Requirements 18 and older
Average Class Size 8
System Requirements

You will need a reliable Internet connection as well as a computer or device with which you can access your virtual class. We recommend you arrive to class 5-10 minutes early to ensure you're able to set up your device and connection.

Class Delivery

This class will be held via Zoom unless otherwise specified

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Class Description

Description

What you'll learn in this breastfeeding class:

Our Lactation & Newborn Care Fundamentals class helps expecting families become familiar with the basics of infant care & body feeding in the early days and weeks after birth to start with confidence!

Topics covered will include:

  • Understanding normal infant behavior, communication, appearance and sleep patterns
  • Understanding common newborn procedures in the hospital
  • Understanding the basics of soothing, diapering, umbilical cord care, bathing, and assessment of your baby
  • Newborn warning signs and when to call the pediatrician
  • Bottlefeeding best practices, tips and techniques, burping, bottle cleaning, etc. and how to know if the baby is getting enough
  • How to get breastfeeding/chestfeeding off to the best start
  • How to help your infant latch-on and correct positioning
  • How to know if the baby is getting enough milk
  • How to avoid common lactation problems and when to call a lactation consultant

Proof of vacciantion, and usage of masks is required!



Remote Learning

This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.

Upon registration, the instructor will send along additional information about how to log-on and participate in the class.

Refund Policy

The school highly recommend that students schedule any prenatal classes or workshops to end by the time they are 36 weeks pregnant. If they schedule class for after they begin their 36th week, they run the risk of having their baby and missing their class without a refund. In the event that they go into labor before 36 weeks, they may apply 90% of the class cost to another class (i.e.: CPR) or service (i.e.: postpartum doula care).

In the special circumstances of a mother-to-be being placed on bed rest or delivering before 36 weeks before the beginning of a class series, they may apply 90% of the class fee to another class or service at Birth Day Presence. If bed rest or delivery happens while they are in the middle of a series (and they would have completed their classes before they began their 36th week), they may apply the fees from the unused portion of the class toward another class or service at Birth Day Presence.

We are not responsible for providing make-ups or issuing any credit for classes missed as a result of scheduling conflicts, vacations, illness, emergencies, or other circumstances beyond our control.

Cancellation Policy

If students cancel their class:

  • 31 plus business days in advance, they will receive 90% refund.
  • 16-31 business days in advance, they will receive 50% refund.
  • 15 business days or less in advance, there are no refunds.

Rescheduling Policy

If students need to reschedule a class:

  • 16+ business days in advance, no fee, as long as there's availability.
  • 15 business days or less in advance, $35 rescheduling fee, as long as there's availability.

In the event that they need to miss a one-time class due to medical absence, they may transfer into a class with available space with a doctor's note.

Class Cancellation or Adjustment by Birth Day Presence

The school reserves the right to alter class times due to low enrollment. Every effort will be made to work with students' schedules to ensure that the student receives the instruction she signed up for. If the school cannot place students in another class or schedule a private session comparable to what they signed up for, a full refund will be given.

In any event where a customer wants to cancel their enrollment and is eligible for a full refund, a 5% processing fee will be deducted from the refund amount.

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School: Boober

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Birth Day Presence, the premier provider of Childbirth Education and Doula Services, has served over six thousand expectant and new families in the NYC area since 2002. We hand-select the best childbirth education techniques and practices to prepare parents-to-be for the journey ahead.

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