Beyond the Basics

Beyond the Basics! Offered Thursday at 2:00pm, once monthly, our “Latch & Learn Part II: Beyond the Basics” will cover questions that often arise in older breastfed babies. This series is open to everyone, though the content is aimed at parents of babies 3 months and older.

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Latch and Learn: Beyond the Basics Topics

Breastfeeding, Babies and the Dinner Table
We know welcoming a new eater to the table is an exciting parenting milestone! Over the course of the hour we will discuss the continued importance of human milk while starting complementary foods, tips for protecting your milk supply, current WHO recommendations on the signs of solid readiness and parent tested tips on Baby Led food introduction.

Under One Breastfeeding Fun!
Is your baby teething? Are they distracted a lot when nursing? Have you gone through a nursing strike? Breastfeeding a busy, growing, moving baby presents new funny breastfeeding moments and unique challenges. Join us in discussing the ups and downs of breastfeeding a baby who is 6 months plus. If your baby is under 6 months, still come and learn about what is to come!!!

Breastfeeding Beyond a Year, Returning to Work or not?
“Are you STILL breastfeeding?” “Breastmilk has no benefits after a certain age….” Many parents are given misinformation and face criticism about breastfeeding their children beyond infancy. Join experienced breastfeeding buddies for a conversation about why breastfeeding beyond a year is normal and an important health decision for you and your child! Toddlers welcome!
Are you breastfeeding and returning to work/school soon? Are you wondering how breastfeeding and your job will work for you and your baby? Are you considering weaning, pumping or hand expressing? Come and learn some tricks about how to make the transition back to work/school while breastfeeding easier! In this session you will learn about your rights at work, breastmilk storage, and how to prepare for this new chapter in parenthood!  

Considering Weaning?
Weaning is a process that includes many personal decisions. It is unique for each and every nursing dyad. Join our session to learn gentle, parent tested weaning tips that can make this transition easier for both you and your little one.  

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    Thursday Dec 1: Your Breastfed Baby at the Dinner Table
    Thursday Dec 22: Breastfeeding ‘FUN’ under ONE
    Thursday Jan 12: Breastfeeding Beyond a Year & Returning to Work
    Thursday Jan 26: The Weaning Process


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    Please note: Space in the Breastfeeding Buddies Beyond Basics program is reserved for expecting/current parents. If you hope to observe the workshop in a professional capacity, please have a representative from your organization reach out to mbuckner@kdchc.org. Observation spaces will be considered on an extremely limited, prearranged basis only.