Prenatal Breastfeeding Class

Everything you need to prepare you for breastfeeding your new baby!

This interactive breastfeeding class answers all your questions about breastfeeding~ learn everything you would in an in-person class but from the comfort of your own home! Taught by Rachael Birkenhauer, Certified Lactation Counselor. This class takes approximately 45 mins to complete and explores:

  • Your first hour with baby
  • Skin to skin
  • The first latch
  • Positions
  • Hand expression
  • Is baby getting enough? Diaper expectations
  • Benefits of breastmilk
  • When to call for support

The American Academey of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends that breastfeeding continue for at least 12 months, and thereafter for as long as mother and baby desire. The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends continued breastfeeding for up to two years of age or beyond.

For optimal breastfeeding outcomes, prenatal education is essential to reaching your goals!

Your Instructor

M. Rachael Birkenhauer, CLC
M. Rachael Birkenhauer, CLC

Rachael Birkenhauer is a Certified Lactation Counselor and a mother of two. Following her passion for helping families through their breastfeeding journey, she began her lactation education in 2004. Shortly after her certification she opened a Private Practice in Wilmington, North Carolina. Providing education, counseling and support, she is passionate about normalizing breastfeeding and ensuring support for all families.

Course Curriculum

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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
What if I have breastfeeding questions that are not covered in the course?
At the end of this course your instructor provides an e-mail address to submit questions. A Certified Lactation Counselor will get back with you within 48/hrs via E-mail.

Please submit any questions to [email protected]. Subject: "Online Breastfeeding Class Q&A." I will do my best to answer any questions you have within 48 hours.

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