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Infant Care & Breastfeeding taught by Michele Arrieta

  • City Births - UWS 306 West 106th St NY, 10025 United States (map)

This is a hands on class, that will help better prepare you for life with a newborn. During first part of the class, you will learn:

  • What to expect after your baby is born

  • How they will appear

  • What routine procedures you can expect at the hospital/birthcenter

  • Basics of infant care including bathing, diapering, cord care, soothing techniques, sleeping and feeding.

  • Common health concerns, signs of illness and when to call the pediatrician.

During second part of class we will cover breastfeeding basics:

  • The first days of feeding

  • Skin-to-skin contact

  • How to recognize your baby’s hunger cues.

We will practice different breastfeeding positions and latch techniques. You will learn to understand signs of success and when to seek additional help. Local supports and resources are included.

For more information and to register please visit City Births.