Breastfeeding for parents-to-be
- Health & Wellness
- Mountain Midwifery Center Education Room, Englewood Co
** For Due Dates Between 9/15/14 and 10/15/14 **
This is a required class for first-time parents. We ask that you attend it between 32 and 36 weeks of pregnancy. A time to learn and discuss various aspects of breastfeeding including: how to establish a good latch, baby-led latch, positioning, how to tell if you baby is feeding well and ways to overcome common challenges. This class also incorporates information that is helpful for dads and partners of breastfeeding mom to know and watch for. All of our classes are taught by certified instructors and IBCLCs. Dads or partners are required to attend!
Hi, I'm Amanda Ogden and I'm thrilled to work with moms, babies, and families to meet their breastfeeding goals. I'm available for in-home lactation consults and private breastfeeding classes.
I honor and respect each family's unique needs when developing practical solutions to breastfeeding issues. My goal is to help normalize feeding for the mother and baby. I believe that feeding is normal and babies know how to eat; however, if challenges present themselves I can address many issues, such as: poor latch premature babies, low milk supply birth trauma related feeding issues, over-supply previous breast surgery, sore nipples previous breast feeding failure, slow growth adoptive breastfeeding dysfunctional latch.
I received my International Board Certified Lactation Consultant certification in 2002 after working extensively in labor and delivery in a large Denver hospital. I've been a Registered Nurse since 1995 and my passion for assisting families with breastfeeding led me to begin work in the lactation field in 1998. In addition to providing private in-home consultation, I continue to work for an area hospital as one of its consultants. My family and I live in the Highlands neighborhood area of Northwest Denver.
Consults by Appointment Only: 303-726-2612
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