Purpose: To provide mothers with the information they need to successfully breastfeed their infants.
Upon completion of the course, the participant will be able to:
*Know the importance of breastfeeding
*Understand how to get breastfeeding off to a good start
*Use latch techniques and breastfeeding holds
*Understand feeding patterns and baby hunger signs
*Be familiar with breast care to prevent complications
*Use expressing, pumping, and storing milk techniques