An opportunity to get breastfeeding off to the best start. Research shows that pre-natal breastfeeding education is positively related to breastfeeding rates and duration. The consultation will be individualised and tailored to your needs.
The consultation will include
- An individualised feeding plan based on your pregnancy history and feeding goals.
- How to breastfeed: I will demonstrate optimum positioning and latch using a doll and get you to practise.
- I will demonstrate antenatal hand expression and devise a plan for you to get started.
- We will discuss how to identify and avoid common breastfeeding problems such as cracked nipples and mastitis.
- We can discuss newborn care, sleep and self-care for you as a new mum!
Following the consultation you will receive:
- An individualised written care plan
- A package of helpful resources
- 20% of a postnatal consultation with me if you book/reserve within 2 weeks