Newborn care and Infant feeding

Join experienced postpartum doula, Ashley Collins and IBCLC, Victoria Facelli in this one-of-a-kind class that will give you hands-on, practical experience with newborn care AND help you feel confident and prepared to feed your baby. 

This class offers information (and demonstrations) on:

Expectations for the first days and weeks with your newborn, Recovery from birth, Normal newborn sleep, Swaddling, Diapering, Soothing newborns, Preparation for breastfeeding, Partner support, Hunger cues, Breastfeeding positions, Getting a good latch, When to get help, Safe formula and bottle preparation. 

Pumping, Milk Storage and Returning to Work

Whether you're preparing to breastfeed, planning to pump milk, or simply exploring the options for feeding your newborn, our classes can help you feel confident and ready to meet your goals.

Pumping, Milk Storage and Going Back to Work
This class is suitable to anyone who is anticipating the need to pump and store milk; not only parents who are returning to work in an office. This class covers topics including:

Pumps and equipmentMilk storage suppliesStoring, refrigeration and freezing milk, Where and when to pump, When to start pumping, Getting ready to be away from your baby, Paced bottle feeding. 

Private Classes

Looking a personalized breastfeeding class tailored to your family's needs or in your home? 

Want someone to tach a pumping class just for you and your coworkers?

Contact Durham Lactation for a highly personalized, concierge class just for you. 

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Parent Centered Classes to get you off to the right start. 

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Durham Lactation, LLC is a lactation consultant service. Serving families in Durham, Chapel Hill, Carrboro, Hillsborough, Raleigh, Apex, Cary, Wake Forest, Garner, Graham, Burlington, and beyond. I offer highly skilled, non-judgmental  lactation and postpartum care centered around your goals. Working together, we can find solutions to nipple pain, mastitis, plugged ducts, oversupply, low production, slow weight gain and any other lactation concerns you might be dealing with.


I offer personalized breastfeeding education/breastfeeding classes/pumping classes/bottle-feeding support/breastfeeding support/help breastfeeding multiples/home visits/prenatal consultations to help you make a breastfeeding plan and so much more. 


In addition to lactation and postpartum care I am part of a network building LGBTQ resources for families in the south. Including parenting classes/parenting groups/gender affirming lactation care/trans chestfeeding and breastfeeding support. 


Web site photography is provided courtesy of local Durham families and the incredibly talented Lis Tyroler Photography. Please do not use without consent.