At The Retreat, our trained professionals in lactation (breastfeeding) support and counseling are here to offer you the following services:
- Breastfeeding education classes
- Breastfeeding support following delivery
- Diagnosis and treatment for breastfeeding related illnesses
- Resources and information on breastfeeding
- Telephone support and counseling
Like much of parenting, breastfeeding is learned not instinctive. Still, breastfeeding is one of the most important things a mother can do to get her baby off to the healthiest start. With a little time, patience, and proper lactation support and instruction both mom and baby can find breastfeeding success. English and Spanish Individual classes available upon request.
Here to Help (Breastfeeding, feeding, & postpartum group)
Hosted by Luz Chavez, CLC & Lety Knight, Breastfeeding Peer Counselor
Because families with a baby can use a word of encouragement, or simply need to be heard.
Saturdays 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
By Luz Chavez, Certified Lactation Counselor
Join us in discussing how breastfeeding really works, myths, facts, and much more! My goal is that you and your family have a positive breastfeeding experience. Expectant mothers and up to four family members are welcomed. Cost of the class is $40, handouts are included. On demand classes, please text me to 915-201-9317 or email me to firstname.lastname@example.org
Acompañanos a discutir los mitos y verdades de dar pecho, el objetivo de esta clase es que tu y tu familia esten preparados e informados acerca de como funciona en verdad el proceso de amantar y asi puedas tener una mejor experiencia de lactancia. Clases disponibles en el horario de su conveniencia contacteme por texto al 915-201-9317 o por correo electronico en email@example.com para mas informacion.
Free Classes every last Tuesday of the month at 10:30 am. previous registration is required, just fill out this form
Breastfeeding Boot Camp
by Rachel Curtis, Labor Doula & Certified Lactation Counselor
Whether you are preparing to nurse a newborn for the first time, are looking to improve upon a previous experience, or want to help a friend or loved one succeed at breastfeeding, this class will help you reach your goals.
All participants will receive a copy of course notes, a diaper and feeding chart, a latch key, and a comprehensive list of local in-person resources. Students also receive one free lactation support session by phone.
The cost is $40 per mother, and accompanying support people are no additional charge. $10 off to all retreat clients. Partners are encouraged to attend. Classes every 2nd Thursday of the month at 6:00 pm.
Pre-registration is required for all classes.
Meet our Lactation Support Experts
Rachel Curtis, Labor Doula & Certified Lactation Counselor
Rachel believes that a new mother should have only two jobs: to fall in love with her baby, and to learn how to breastfeed. As a CLC, she works to build her students’ confidence in their ability to nourish their babies as well as to prepare for the transition to parenthood with a practical postpartum plan. The more she learns about lactation, the more enthused she is to share it!
Visit her website for more information and breastfeeding resources.