This class is a comprehensive 3-hr course designed to prepare expecting parents for breastfeeding their baby. It is being run by qualified lactation consultant (IBCLC) Barb Glare.
-How to breastfeed
-How breastfeeding works
-Navigating the first breastfeeds
-Building your support network
-Common breastfeeding problems
-Getting out and about with a breastfeeding baby
When: NEXT DATE TBA
Cost: $70ea - Limited places available. Includes morning tea & 1 complimentary registration - we recommend a partner or support person accompanies you.
Follow this link to purchase a ticket
Phone: 0436 425 610
INFANT MASSAGE CLASSES
Thrive Paediatric Massage
Learn the lifelong skill of massage in classes suited for newborns through to toddlers.
Classes available include:
Upcoming dates and pricing are posted on our social media accounts. For more information and to book your place, please contact Renée directly.
Singing sessions run every Monday at 10:30am and again at 1pm. It costs a gold coin donation per family.
These children's song & dance sessions are suitable for children of all ages & a great way to meet other parents. We recommend those with smaller children come along to the afternoon session.
Please stay after the sing-alongs for a cuppa and a chat! We hope to see you there.
Note: Singing doesn't currently run on school holidays unless otherwise advertised.
BABYWEARING AT THE BREASTFEEDING CENTRE
We are holding a *free* monthly babywearing information session, from 11:30am on the 2nd Thursday of the month (unless otherwise advertised).
Come along and find a baby carrier that works for you, talk to other parents about their experiences and find out how babywearing could make your life easier.
You can try on different brands & models of baby wraps & carriers, ask any questions you might have, and bring along your own carriers to have adjusted.
No booking needed, just come along on the day. Please check our social media accounts for the next Babywearing date. We hope to see you there!
Every Wednesday we have a drop-in day for free lactation support from an accredited lactation consultant (IBCLC), no appointments required.
Seek advice regarding feeding, attachment & positioning, starting solids, allergies, sleep and more!
SOUTH WEST CLOTH NAPPY LIBRARY
The cloth nappy library is a volunteer-run initiative providing information & support for those in Warrnambool + South West Victoria wanting to learn about modern cloth nappies. Discover different brands, styles, sizing, washing tips, and hire nappies to try out.
Information sessions are free to attend. If you'd like to trial some different types of modern cloth nappies, you can borrow packs for a period of 6 weeks for just $10 each (cleaning fee).
Please contact the SWCNL for more information.