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Bottles/ Touch, Take a Part and get Experience with over 50 different Bottles/ Formula Forms / Formula Types / How to Prepare Formula / Formula Storage / Breastmilk Storage / Breastmilk Prep / Signs of Allergies and Sensitivities / Switching Formulas / Bottle Types / Nipples and Sterilization / Feeding Guidelines / Burping / Hunger Cues / Feeding Schedules / Cluster Feeding / DHA & RHA

 

Milk Production / Anatomy / Milk Making Properties / Prolactin / Oxytocin / Stages of Milk Making / Baby Friendly Hospitals / The First Hour / Issues / Engorgement / Mastitis / Boosting a Low Supply / Contraindications / Galactogues / Alcohol / Holds / Latch / Mom’s Nutrition / Bottle Feeding a Breast Fed Baby / Pumps / Breast Shields / Supply Issues

 

Facts / Risk Factors / Multiples on the Rise / Twins / Triplets / Higher Order Multiples / Management / Crying / Sleeping / Feeding / Products

 

Defined / Coming Home / Preterm Stages / Corrected Age / Risk Factors / NICU / PICU / Preemie Issues / Development / Caring for a Preemie / Early Intervention / Temperature / Sensory Stimulation / Feeding / Bathing / Sleeping / Medical Devices / Products

 

Importance of Sleep / Sleep Development / Soothing Dr. Karp’s 5 S’s / Shaken Baby Syndrome / Sleepy Signs / Healthy Sleep Habits / Self Soothing / SIDS / How to Set Up Nursery / Crib Safety / Crib Bumpers / Monitors / When to Swaddle / Tips for Swaddling / When to Stop / Swaddling Mistakes / Swaddle Types / Swaddling Demos / Intro to Sleep Training / Behavioral Method / Extinction / Controlled Crying / Cry it Out / Ferber / Gentle Approach / Kim West / Pantly /No Cry Methods / Rock a Bye / Twelve Hours by Twelve Weeks

 

Newborn Warning Signs / Taking Temps / Medical Release Forms / Administering Medication / Fever & Pain Relievers / Vomiting / Colds / Thrush / Colic / Croup / Reflux / Silent Reflux / Reflux Nest / Jaundice / Cradle Cap / Tongue Tie / Diaper Rash / Baby Acne / Positional Plagiocephaly / RSV / Shaken Baby Syndrome

 

What to Expect / Caring for a C-Section Mother / Baby Blues and Postpartum Depression Symptoms & Treatment / What You Can Do / Postpartum Mothers Physical Issues / Complications