Breastfeeding Essentials

This class is designed to be taken while pregnant. All the basics you need to know from birth through the first 6 months of life are covered.

* Birth and the postpartum bonding period
* The importance of skin to skin
* Proper latching techniques
* Getting and maintaining a proper milk supply
* Avoiding common "booby traps"
* When/if to introduce bottles and pacifiers
* When/if to pump and how to get started
* Roles for the support person in a breastfeeding relationship

This class is $55 and is taught by Jenn Sullivan, CBS. Partner or support person is encouraged to attend and is included in the cost. Private classes are also available for $160 in store or $200 in home (very limited times available for in-home).

Due to classes filling up, completion of the form below and a non-refundable deposit of $20 is required to hold your spot.  

Friday, March 16; 6-8pm in Beacon
Saturday, April 21, 12:30-2:30pm in Poughkeepsie
Friday, May 18; 12:30-2:30 in Beacon
Saturday, June 16; 12:30-2:30pm in Poughkeepsie
Saturday, July 21; 12:30-2:30pm in Poughkeepsie
Saturday, August 18; 12:30-2:30pm in Poughkeepsie

This class is also offered as part of our comprehensive, 3 part Birth Essentials Childbirth Education Series.

To register for either the class or series please complete the form below.  For more information, contact Jenn Sullivan, CBS via email or by phone at 845-240-8399. Deposit for the class is non-refundable.  

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Date of Class
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Please leave a phone in case there is an emergency cancellation of the class.
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Let us know if you are registering for the Breastfeeding Essentials or the Birth Essentials Series
Please put the exact series or class that you are registering for:
Birth Essentials Series requires a $60 non-refundable deposit via check or cash. Breastfeeding Essentials requires a $20 non-refundable deposit via check, cash or PayPal.