Better Breastfeeding Class

Better Breastfeeding Class w/ Melanie Garland

Melanie Garland is an RN, IBCLC who breastfed her own two children. She has helped hundreds of breastfeeding mothers in hospital, support group, home and outpatient settings. She is known for her warm, encouraging demeanor and her knack for helping moms create achievable breastfeeding strategies. 

Melanie Garland is an RN, IBCLC who breastfed her own two children. She has helped hundreds of breastfeeding mothers in hospital, support group, home and outpatient settings. She is known for her warm, encouraging demeanor and her knack for helping moms create achievable breastfeeding strategies. 

Thrive is honored to offer this wonderful class as a continued support to the Families at our clinic and in our community.  Space is limited, call 706.850.2000 to reserve. Pricing-$35 per couple.

This 2 hour class is designed to help parents feel confident during the early weeks of breastfeeding. After spending almost a decade helping mothers navigate their breastfeeding challenges after baby's birth, Melanie has put a lot of thought into designing a class that will really help you avoid some of the most common early breastfeeding challenges! This class will be relaxed, informative and very encouraging. 

There will be ample time for questions on any aspect of breastfeeding before and after the prepared content. The class will highlight the instinctive, simple behaviors that mother and baby naturally display, and focus on the experiences that are common in healthy, uncomplicated breastfeeding scenarios. Melanie's goal is to prepare you for a "normal" breastfeeding experience, while giving you the information you need to navigate challenges that may arise.

These classes cover all the breastfeeding basics, with straight talk on the joys of breastfeeding and the challenges you might face. You will Learn how to set yourself up for success, how to know when breastfeeding is going well, and what to do if you run into challenges. Melanie's goal is for you to leave the class encouraged and well-prepared to get breastfeeding off to  a great start.