Comprehensive Breastfeeding Essentials Class

Our breastfeeding class, taught by an experienced lactation consultant, provides essential knowledge and practical skills for successful breastfeeding. This comprehensive course covers everything from the first latch to weaning, ensuring a positive experience for you and your baby.

Topics Covered in the Class::

  • Breastfeeding, starting out right
  • How To Increase Milk Supply
  • Breastfeeding positions
  • Effective Latching
  • Hand Expression
  • Infant Feeding Cues
  • Storing your milk
  • Plugged Ducts
  • Mastitis
  • Engorgement
  • Flange fitting
  • Types of breast pumps
  • How To Create a pumping schedule
  • Pace Bottle Feeding
  • Bottle Refusal
  • Weaning

and much more……

"Shakila helped us sleep train our six month old baby back in April 2019. She was wonderful to work with and her methods are very effective!...I would highly recommend her services!"

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Allison G.

San Francisco, CA

"Yana was our birth doula and Shakila helped us with our newborn for three months in the fall of 2017 - they're both amazing and we loved working with them..."

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Ritu V.

San Francisco, CA

"We decided we wanted some night support just a couple of weeks before my due date and I contacted DBB. Shakila was great and quickly found some doulas that could help us..."

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Yael C.

San Francisco, CA

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Helping families flourish with their newborn is our passion. Contact DOULAS by the BAY today to learn how we can help your growing family.

About Us

DOULAS by the BAY is a collective of Birth and Postpartum Doulas and Newborn Care Specialists who are dedicated to supporting families before, during and immediately after the birth of their baby. We accept the following payments: HSA/FSA, Insurance, Fertility Payments (Carrot, etc.)


Vision Statement

Doulas By The Bay’s vision is to offer exceptional doula services to families, while also empowering them with knowledge through the provision of evidence-based educational resources. Our aim is to help families feel confident throughout their pregnancy journey, postpartum journey, and beyond.