The M Health Fairview First Days program is offered at our Minneapolis location and is for soon-to-be moms and moms of infants up to 8 weeks old. Sessions are led by providers and may include lactation consultants, midwives, nurse practitioners, or other clinic staff.
Session 1: Preparing for baby:
When: First Wednesday of the month
Preparing to breastfeed and what it means to give birth in a Baby-Friendly hospital.
Session 2: All about breastfeeding
When: Second Wednesday of the month
Breastfeeding support and education, including how to get a good latch, feeding schedules and milk supply.
Session 3: Pumping and newborn behavior
When: Third Wednesday of the month
Guidelines for pumping and storing breast milk, along with baby growth spurts and behavior cues.
Session 4: Newborn FAQs and mom's wellbeing
When: Fourth Wednesday of the month
Answers to newborn FAQs and information about exercise, abdominal muscles, sex, and mood after your baby arrives.