Understanding Breastfeeding Materials and Curriculum

Understanding Breastfeeding Curriculum


Following International Lactation Consultant Association (ILCA) recommendations and American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) guidelines, InJoy’s all-new, research-based Understanding Breastfeeding lactation education curriculum helps improve a mother’s chances for breastfeeding success.

Through step-by-step instructions and 3D animation, moms learn how to achieve a deep latch, which breastfeeding holds and positions are best for them, and how to maintain healthy milk production.

This complete curriculum standardizes breastfeeding education with consistent content in a variety of teaching formats. Available formats: Video Program, Printed Book + Web App (Web App also available on its own), PowerPoint Program, and eClass.


  • How breastfeeding works: 3D breast anatomy and milk production animation, colostrum, breastmilk qualities, why breastfeeding is important, AAP exclusivity recommendations.
  • Getting the best start: Sharing breastfeeding plans with hospital staff, skin-to-skin contact, rooming-in, lactation consultants, pacifier recommendations.
  • Latching on: Reclined and upright positions, 3D animation comparing deep and shallow latches.
  • Breastfeeding positions: Laid-back, cross-cradle, football, side-lying, cradle hold.
  • When to feed your baby: Hunger and satiation cues, feeding patterns and guidelines, how to feed a sleepy baby, cluster feedings.
  • Getting enough milk: Signs of milk transfer, growth spurts, feeding and diaper log, stool and urine guidelines, weight gain, getting help.
  • Breast care: Normal breast fullness, hand expression and pumping, engorgement, nipple tenderness, mastitis and other warning signs.
  • Breastfeeding lifestyle: Partner support and involvement, feeding in public, self-care, substances to avoid, support groups, returning to work.
  • Hospital breastfeeding classes
  • Baby-Friendly patient education requirements (Step 3)
  • WIC programs
  • Independent lactation consultants
  • Pediatric clinics
  • Home visitation programs
  • Teen programs

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Understanding Breastfeeding Book + Web App

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Understanding Breastfeeding eClass

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Understanding Breastfeeding Web App

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Understanding Breastfeeding 2nd Edition: Your Guide to a Healthy Start Video Program

Complete Curriculum , DVD , USB

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Understanding Breastfeeding 2nd Edition: PowerPoint Class

PowerPoint Program

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Better Breastfeeding: A Guide for Teen Parents


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