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      Free Thursday morning breastfeeding information session in Sydney


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      December 12, 2019

      Thursday  10:00 AM (on various days)

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      Free Thursday morning breastfeeding information session

      Westmead Women’s and Newborn Health offer free breastfeeding information sessions which you are invited to attend. YOU MUST BE BIRTHING YOUR BABY AT WESTMEAD HOSPITAL TO BOOK INTO THIS PROGRAM These sessions run for 2 hours once a month on a Thursday from 9.30-11.30am. You may be about to become a mother for the first time or you may have had previous difficulties breastfeeding. The breastfeeding information sessions aim to answer all of your questions and explain any myths that you may have heard regarding breastfeeding your baby. What is covered in the information session? Why breastfeeding is important and the risks of not breastfeeding How your breasts make milk- supply and demand Skin to skin contact and the first feed  Feeding cues and when to feed baby Positioning and attachment of baby at the breast Rooming in- staying close to baby Normal newborn behavior Signs baby is feeding well Normal weight changes for baby and breast changes for mum Community supports Returning to work- expressing breast milk Impact of dummies and bottle feeding on breastfeeding Common breastfeeding problems Contraception  Remember to bring a drink and small snack with you to the information session. There is also refreshments available from Zouki café, level 2.      

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      This event repeats on various days: Jun 13, Jul 11, Aug 8

      Event details may change at any time, always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.