Drop-in to this informal conversation that will focus on enhancing the lactation and infant feeding experience of the families that attend.
Facilitated by Colleen Bunbury, a Board-Certified Lactation Consultant, this virtual support group will seek to answer your questions, offer information and support your journey through infant feeding. Pop on to one, two or join all six sessions of this reoccurring 6-week series covering lactation and infant feeding from pregnancy to weaning. Any topic is up for discussion, don’t be shy, ask away!
Topics will include:
Week 1: Preparing to chest/breastfeed, getting off to a good start, latching, positioning.
Week 2: Human milk composition, benefits to parent and child, expressing milk.
Week 3: Addressing challenges such as low supply, over supply, sore nipples, weight gain, plugged ducts/mastitis.
Week 4: Beyond the first 3 months, changing behaviours, milk intake, starting solids, digestion.
Week 5: Common substances, how they affect human milk and infants, harm-reduction and infant feeding.
Week 6: Gentle weaning, teething and biting, older baby behaviours.
HUB Facilitator: Colleen Bunbury, IBCLC
Colleen Bunbury, IBCLC, is a Pregnancy Worker, Postpartum Doula, Childbirth Educator and International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant. She is passionate about supporting families with Infant feeding, birth and parenting and has been serving in this capacity for 15 years. When not engaged in this important work, she enjoys spending time with her family, including many pets, gardening, volunteering, and reading.