Breastfeeding Workshop

Breastfeeding Workshop

A hands-on breastfeeding workshop for new mums
Open to pregnant and new mums – As a mother, one of the best things that only you can do for your baby is to breastfeed. While breastfeeding isn’t the only option for feeding your baby, every mother has the potential to succeed and make it a wonderful experience. This course is a great preparation for succeeding in breastfeeding with real hands on experience.

The workshop will include:

  • New mums and milk
  • Breastfeeding in Hospital
  • Positions promoting laid back breastfeeding
  • Latching
  • Supply and Demand
  • Feeding at home
  • Getting support
  • Preventing problems
  • Dealing with common issues
  • When and how often to feed
  • Expressing

This workshop is a great opportunity to learn about fundamentals of breastfeeding or share your breastfeeding tips to other mothers.

About the author: Emily McElarney

Emily McElarney

Emily McElarney is a mum of three, all of whom were birthed naturally in Dublin maternity hospitals, using Hypnobirthing.     She is a huge advocate of hypnobirthing and of promoting natural birth and of the normalcy of birth. Empowering mums and dads to be are hugely important to Emily and her goal in classes is always to empower couples to make informed choices around the birth of their children.   A qualified yoga teacher, Emily teaches pre-natal yoga and postnatal mum & baby yoga in The elbowroom.   A former journalist, Emily currently contributes to media discussion on birth and normalcy of birth on a regular bases.  She also writes for several publications on birth, birth preparation and infant bonding and engagement.

The elbowroom has an extensive range of classes for all ages and abilities. We offer such an eclectic mix to enable you to find something that will suit you. If you need any advice, please contact our class advisor who can point you in the right direction.