Me Breastfeed Workshop

If you are looking for our IN-PERSON workshop, please click HERE
For our ONLINE workshop, scroll down or click HERE

Learning about Breastfeeding while you are pregnant is an excellent first step towards meeting #YOURbreastfeedinggoals.
You and a Support Person are invited to join us for our FREE 2-hour Virtual Prenatal Workshop. 

You’ll learn about…

 What to expect the first 7 days

Positioning your baby

Hand Expression and Safe Skin to Skin

Where to go for help

We recommend taking this class in your Final Trimester. Breastfeeding Buddies provides evidence-based information so that you can make an informed decision and meet your breastfeeding or chestfeeding goals.

FALL 2022 Schedule & Locations

Location: Live, from your living room!

Date: Two Wednesdays per Month

Time:  7:00-9:00pm

Location: Select EarlyON Centers

Roger Street 161 Roger St, Waterloo

Oak Creek 80 Tartan Ave, Kitchener

To Register for our IN-PERSON session, click HERE

Workshop Registration Form

To register for the VIRTUAL Me Breastfeed workshop, please fill in and submit the following form. Though anyone is welcome to attend, we recommend taking this class in the final 6 weeks of your pregnancy.

Please note- if options are not yet posted for sessions close to your due date, consider registering for our “Prenatal Pathway”. This free service is a set of 4 emailed newsletters that you will receive in your third trimester, giving you lots of excellent tips and tricks for before baby arrives, as well as exclusive access to spaces in upcoming prenatal sessions. Sign up for the Prenatal Pathway HERE









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    Please note: Space in the Breastfeeding Buddies Me Breastfeed session is reserved for expecting parents. If you hope to observe the session 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.


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    Please note: Space in the Breastfeeding Buddies Me Breastfeed session is reserved for expecting parents. Consider registering for our Virtual Latch & Learn series for new parents, found HERE. If you have any questions, please reach out to the team at bfbuddies@kdchc.org


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