Friday, February 25, 2011

Nursing Your Baby Naturally:: Sisters' Workshop!

Bismillah ar-Rahman ar-Raheem

The Rahmah Foundation Proudly Presents:

Nursing Your Baby Naturally
Sister Hoda Shawky, RN, CPNP, CLEC
Ust. Shamira Chothia Ahmed, MA, CLEC
Sunday March 27th, 2011
11am - 3pm

Islamic Center of Irvine (ICOI) Masjid
Upstairs classroom
IRVINE, CA 92620
Cost: Free!

In this educational and inspiring workshop, Sister Hoda & Ustadha Shamira, certified lactation educators and counselors, will be covering all the various aspects of breastfeeding your newborn to toddler, touching upon:
  • Why breast is best
  • The science and miracle of breastfeeding (how we produce and sustain our milk supply)
  • Positioning of the baby onto the breast
  • Is my baby getting enough milk?
  • Planning for breastfeeding success
  • Nutrition, contraception, and medications: what Mommy needs to know
  • When Mommy's away: pumping milk and returning to work/school
  • Common medical concerns and myths
  • Tapping into local resources and support systems
  • Islam and breastfeeding
    ...and much more! This class is open to all sisters interested in learning about breastfeedomg and what our Islamic tradition mentions regarding this beautiful stage and experience in a woman's life. Everyone is welcome to attend! Sisters only!

    Jazakum-Allah khayrun and please spread the word!!

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