In this course, we delve deep into the fascinating evolution of breastfeeding, uncovering the passion and science behind this natural process. From understanding the intricate details of breast milk composition to mastering the art of proper positioning and attachment, we will leave no stone unturned, making sure you are ready for the exciting journey coming.
Here's a sneak peek into what you can expect from each chapter:
Chapter 1: Evolution, Passion, and Slowing Down - Discover the significance of breastfeeding and how it nurtures the bond between you and your baby in more ways than you thought!
Chapter 2: The Science-y Bit We Need to Know! - Unravel the 'behind the scenes' aspects of breastfeeding, empowering you with the fundamentals so you can make informed decisions.
Chapter 3: The Baby: From Breast to Belly - Learn how babies get the milk out and why this is important to know!
Chapter 4: All About the Milk - Dive into some of the magic inside human breast milk and wait to be fascinated!
Chapter 5: All Things Breastfeeding: Positioning, Attachment, and Frequency - Master the art of proper positioning and attachment, ensuring a comfortable and effective breastfeeding experience.
Chapter 6: Skin to Skin Contact: Why It Is So Important - Explore the benefits of skin-to-skin contact and how it enhances the breastfeeding journey.
Chapter 7: Newborn Weight Loss and Gain - Understand the normal patterns of weight loss and gain in newborns, providing you with peace of mind.
Chapter 8: Breastfeeding Challenges Toolbox - Equip yourself with up-to-date evidence based strategies to overcome common breastfeeding challenges, ensuring a smooth and fulfilling experience for both you and your baby.
Chapter 9: Everything Milk Supply: Low, Fast, Too Much! - Gain insights into milk supply fluctuations and discover practical tips to maintain a healthy supply.
Chapter 10: Alternatives to Breastfeeding - Explore alternative feeding methods while still prioritising the benefits of breast milk.
Chapter 11: Hand Expression and Pumping - Learn the art of hand expression and pumping, empowering you with flexibility and convenience.
Chapter 12: Sleep - Discover strategies to establish healthy sleep patterns for both you and your baby, ensuring a well-rested journey.
Chapter 13: Crying, Fussing, and Unsettled Behaviors in Babies - Decode your baby's cues and learn effective techniques to soothe and calm them.
Chapter 14: If Your Baby Needs to Be Separated from You - Navigate the challenges of separation and maintain a strong breastfeeding relationship.
Chapter 15: Real-Life Breastfeeding Experiences - Gain inspiration and insights from real-life stories, connecting you with a supportive community.