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Breastfeeding In Windsor-Essex

Real Resources For Local Moms:

What You Need To Know To Reach Your Goals

FREE Virtual Event

October 22-24th, 2021

Why This Matters

More than 80% of women go into the birth of their child intending to breastfeed in Windsor-Essex.  Less than 50% leave the hosptial breastfeeding and by 2 months that number drops to 25%.  By 6 months about 16% of women are breastfeeding. These numbers are substantially lower than provincial averages.

 

*Most women in Windsor-Essex do not reach their breastfeeding goals.*

Due to covid 19 measures that the WECHU put in place to remedy this were stopped and services they already supplied were greatly scaled back.  

Moms in Windsor-Essex deserve support.  

Come and get the support you need to reach your goals. 

The Experts

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Jenna Wolfe

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Dr. Jennifer Kerr

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Trisha Lawson

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Melissa Masse

The Topics

Tongue Ties: Breastfeeding Impact & Revision

A compassionate and informative interview with Dr. Jennifer Kerr covering the ins and outs of oral tissue tethers, their impact on breastfeeding, revision and coming out the other side. 

Pregnancy prep: What to know about before you begin

An interview with a local breastfeeding coach, Trisha Lawson.  She highlights the importance of breastfeeding prenatal education and what you need to know to start off your breastfeeding relationship with confidence. 

The amazing benefits of peer-to-peer support 

A wonderful talk with Melissa, a local La Leche League leader, about the history of La Leche League and the immense benefits that breastfeeding parents can gain from participating in the peer-to-peer lactation support. 

Early Days of Lactation 

A fun and informative interview with lactation and parent coach, Jenna Wolfe, and her sister (an OB nurse) as they discuss the must-knows of the early hours and days of lactation. 

When to Wean: Supplementing & Stopping

Navigating supplementing and stopping lactation can be confusing and emotional.  Join Jenna Wolfe as she breaks down the myths and facts and provides a supportive framework that will empower you to approach these difficult topics with confidence. 

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Question &Answer Session:

Bonus Content!!!

Any questions asked during the event will be answered and recorded and then available for a free download.  Pick our brains!

Private Community Access:

Once you register you will be emailed a link to a private facebook community with moms just like you!  Connect and learn and grow your village. 

 
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Why This Matters

More than 80% of women go into the birth of their child intending to breastfeed.  Less than 50% leave the hosptial breastfeeding and by 2 months that number drops to 25%.  By 6 months about 16% of women are breastfeeding. 

*Most women in Windsor-Essex do not reach their breastfeeding goals.*

Due to covid 19 measures that the WECHU put in place to remedy this were stopped and services they already supplied were greatly scaled back.  

Moms in Windsor-Essex deserve support.  

Come and get the support you need to reach your goals.