Antenatal breastfeeding class (Incl. Sleep & Settling for the newborn)

Antenatal Breastfeeding Class 1

OGCG’s lactation consultant Gabi Eckereder offers an extensive antenatal breastfeeding workshop. This class will prepare and empower you for the best possible start to a positive breastfeeding journey. It will also give you an insight into what to expect from your baby in the first days and will discuss helpful sleep & settling strategies.

Topics covered

  • Benefits of breastfeeding
  • Breasts & hormones
  • Breastfeeding in the first hours and after your milk has come in
  • Positioning & attachment – the key to successful breastfeeding
  • Frequency & duration of breastfeeds
  • How do I know my baby is getting enough milk?
  • Hand expressing & other helpful tools
  • Common challenges and troubleshooting
  • Bottles, breast pumps & other useful accessories
  • Newborns biological needs & behaviour
  • What to expect from your baby when you get home from hospital
  • Sleep & settling techniques for your little baby

What is different about OGCG’s breastfeeding classes?

  • Intimate group of a maximum of 10 pregnant women (plus one support person per woman is highly recommended).
  • 20% discount for one face to face consultation with our lactation consultant Gabi.
  • Includes sleep & settling strategies for the newborn based on newest evidence. Gabi is also a sleep & settling consultant for young babies based on Neuroprotective Developmental Care (The “Possums Approach”).
  • All classes will be held in your familiar OGCG rooms.
  • Refreshments will be provided.
  • Comprehensive handouts will be emailed to you after attending the class.
  • Time for Q&A and ‘hands on’ practice.

Antenatal Breastfeeding Class 2


$200 (includes one support person)
It includes a 20% discount for a 1:1 consultation with our lactation consultant Gabi before or after your baby is born.

Antenatal Breastfeeding Class 3


Class held from 10am – 1pm

Antenatal Breastfeeding Class 4


Antenatal breastfeeding class:
24th February
23rd March
20th April
4th May
27th July

Antenatal Breastfeeding Class 5


All classes will be conducted in the OGCG rooms.


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5 female specialist obstetricians, O&GCG Melbourne, Dr Jean Wong, Dr Leah Xu, Dr Natalia Khomko, Dr Perri Dyson and Dr Robin Thurman

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