Preparing to Feed Your Baby

Prenatal education and preparation are essential ingredients for a confident and successful breastfeeding and lactation experience. Learn the basics and the not-so-basics in a small group or from the comfort of your couch! Choose from 3 options for you and your partner:

Prenatal Breastfeeding Prep Group Class

In this class we will cover the basic science of lactation and how to lay the foundation for a booming milk supply, what to expect from your body after birth, building synergy with your baby after birth, how to avoid pain and what to do if you experience pain, latch mechanics, your baby's feeding rhythm and signals, how to know your baby is getting enough milk, introducing pumping and bottles, feeding gear and equipment and a miriad of tips to help you feel confident in the first few weeks postpartum! 

Group Classes are held at Golden Gate Doula Associates in Lower Haight, San Francisco. Please refer to the registration form here to find dates and times and to sign up. The fee is $80 per couple. Partners are strongly encouraged to attend. Payment is required in advance to hold your spot. Sign up on the registration page or fill out the contact form to get more information. 

Prenatal Breastfeeding Prep Private Class at Home

Can't make it to a group class? Arrange a private class at your home with Farrell. We will cover the same material as described above and whatever additionally applies to YOU, your pregnancy history or birth plan, as well as dig into all your feeding gear and supplies you're dying to know how to use. This is a great option if you have had a baby before but struggled with feeding or lactation, if you are having a high risk pregnancy, if you have had a major surgery on your breasts, or if you are expecting twins! Partners are strongly encouraged to be a part of the class. The fee is $150 per couple. To inquire or arrange a class, fill out the contact form.

Prenatal Breastfeeding Prep Private Class Virtual

Can't make it to a group class but prefer to work online? Arrange a private class virtually with Farrell. We will cover the same material as described above and whatever additionally applies to YOU, your pregnancy history or birth plan. This is a great option if you have had a baby before but struggled with feeding or lactation, if you are having a high risk pregnancy, if you have had a major surgery on your breasts, or if you are expecting twins! Partners are strongly encouraged to be a part of the class. The fee is $100 per couple. To inquire or arrange a class, fill out the contact form below. 

Contact Me

Reach out to book an appt or class, ask questions and learn more about Farrell!

415-509-6300
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