Well Mom, Well Baby:
prenatal education



 

Feeding: Nurturing Success for Mom & Baby

Meet local moms while learning skills to nurture your baby’s feeding development, overcome common feeding challenges to meet your breastfeeding or combo feeding goals, & promote your own postpartum physical & mental health while feeding your baby.

 

$50 registration includes:

  • 2.5 hour group educational session

  •  30 minute personally tailored educational session (virtual, date of choice)

January date to be announced soon!

5:30-8 pm 

 

Lilypad

1234 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19146

Who is the group for?

Any mom-to-be considering breastfeeding or combo feeding for their baby

Participants will:

-Mingle with other local mamas to be 

-Engage in yoga, breathing, and mindfulness activities specifically designed for prenatal and early postnatal times

-Practice movement techniques & feeding positions that support your physical health & recovery

-Learn evidenced based, best practice to support your baby’s feeding development and support your breastfeeding/combo feeding success

-Discuss ways to build your postpartum support village to support your feeding goals

Educational topics include:

-Examining the unique dynamics of the mom-baby feeding relationship & factors that influence it

-Identifying options for feeding your baby: knowing your options (exclusive BF, exclusive pumping, combo breast & bottle)

-Understanding basics of infant feeding skill development & address common issues

-Managing common breastfeeding challenges: beyond the basics

-Basics of bottle feeding & pumping 

-Setting yourself up for success: postpartum physical & mental health support strategies

-Setting yourself up for success: building your village/ social supports

Who we are

Emily Scott OTR/L, IBCLC, RYT & Lindsay Birckhead OTR/L, CLC are occupational therapists & lactation consultants specializing in postpartum support & infant development, passionate about supporting the unique needs of mom & baby!  Collectively, they have over 10 years of experience supporting new mothers & babies in a variety of settings, with specialized knowledge of infant feeding, lactation, infant development, peri-natal mood and anxiety disorders, and postpartum physical recovery.

We ask that any attendees are vaccinated to keep in line with our mission to support the health and wellness of all moms & babies. Masks also required. 

Comfy dress encouraged for movement activities.

Got questions? Want to join us?

Send us an email for any further information or to reserve your spot.

Look forward to talking more!