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June 2010 is all about babies! Come join us!

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Tuesday,June 1st 5:30 Partner’s: Breastfeeding 101. Bring your questions as we discuss the basics of breastfeeding with a La Leche League Leader, including:

©How breastfeeding works

©How to establish a good milk supply

©How to get your baby to latch

©How to know if your baby is getting enough milk

©Positions for breastfeeding

©When and where to get help should you need it

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Tuesday,June 8th 5:30 Partner’s: Happiest Baby on the Block. Learn how you can calm and soothe your newborn. As seen on “Oprah”!

©Learn the Cuddle cure

©Practice baby swaddling

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Tuesday, June 15th 5:30 Partner’s:  Baby wearing.   Explore all the different slings and wraps available for newborns with the guidance of a baby wearing expert!

©Try different slings and carriers on

© Learn about safe baby wearing vs. non-safe slings and carriers

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Tuesday, June 22nd 5:30 Indian River Medical Center: Hospital Tour.

© Discuss using a birth plan

©Tour the birth and postpartum rooms

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