Understanding Breastfeeding 3rd Edition: Your Guide to a Healthy Start Video Program

The must-have video for breastfeeding instructors!



This evidence-based breastfeeding video program features parent and lactation consultant interviews, instructive animation showing milk production and latch, and beautiful breastfeeding footage of diverse families. Viewers will walk away with confidence in their ability to breastfeed and reassurance that support is available to them.

The must-have visual aid for breastfeeding classes. This video supports your discussion of positioning and latch by showing clear examples. The program was reviewed and approved by a group of breastfeeding educators and lactation consultants, so you can be confident that it demonstrates proper techniques and shares the latest guidelines.

Playlist features allow for flexible teaching. This breastfeeding program comes with several prebuilt playlists, including Full Program, Essentials, and Milk Expression, so you can tailor your teaching to the situation and the allotted time. The USB format also allows you to create and save your own custom playlists, so you can cover precisely what you need to (be sure to select the USB format when ordering if you want this custom feature).

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What’s new in the 3rd Edition?

  • Updated guidelines from the AAP and ABM
  • All-new footage of diverse families with interviews that normalize the ups and downs of breastfeeding
  • New graphics, including how milk changes, nipple types, and improved 3D animations
  • Gender-neutral language and mention of chest/body feeding
  • New bonus clips on hand expression, pumping, and storing milk
  • Covers skin-to-skin safety, baby-led latch, and more
  • Ability to play short clips from prebuilt playlists (plus, custom playlists available on USB format)
  • Revised User Guide, Facilitator’s Guide, and Parent Handouts

Product Notes:

Click to see Video USB System Requirements 


Learn about the companion Understanding Breastfeeding Book + Web App to provide students! It delivers information that’s consistent with the presentation, and they can review the videos on their own in the web app. 

Additional information


13 – adult

Closed Captioning

English and Spanish


Complete Curriculum , DVD , USB

Language Option

Spanish and English


44 min.


Postpartum/New Baby Care , Breastfeeding/Nutrition

Chapters Include:

  • How Breastfeeding Works (2 clips)
  • How to Breastfeed (5 clips)
  • When to Feed Your Baby (2 clips)
  • Getting Enough Milk (1 clip)
  • Breast Care (2 clips)
  • Breastfeeding Lifestyle (3 clips)
  • BONUS: Milk Expression (3 clips) – Perfect for classes that focus on pumping or for parents needing more information!

Our Product Promise

Superior Quality

Our experienced team, professional videography, and extensive quality-assurance process means you can trust that an InJoy product is a superior product. Since 1988 we’ve been the #1 choice for perinatal education.

Visually Compelling & Evidence Based

Each product includes clear, high-quality videos and animations, helping you explain concepts easily and effectively. Evidence-based guidelines, expert reviews, and regular updates, ensure that you are sharing the best information.

Modern & Easy to Use

We’re with you every step of the way. Our products cover what you teach and are user friendly. The colorful, fresh design used in every product helps parents engage with the content—all while making your organization look good!