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  1. Lactation & Early Infant Feeding Classes
    Group Classes Last Trimester of Pregnancy through Weaning Melanie Tarr IBCLC, BS, CLC Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant
  2. Private Consultations
    Lactation Consultations Pregnancy through Weaning Early Childhood Developmental Screenings 4 Months - 5 Years Parenting Resource Support Birth - Young Adult
  3. A Mother's Heart Creations
    Creative Creations from a Mother's Heart Working on items to raise funds & community awareness coming soon Find Us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/ AMothersHeartCreations/
  4. Coffee Connections
    Coffee Connections 1st Friday 9:00 - 10:30 Centreville Maryland Check Facebook for Location TBA Easton & Cambridge in Spring 2020
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  6. Successfully Raised Kids Project
    A positive grass roots project supporting families on their journey to successfully raise kids in our neuro-diverse world. Lactation & Early Childhood Development Services
Hello
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I started this series of projects around 2012 when a need was seen for having a positive space to support parents raising kids in a neuro-diverse world.  

I love providing Pa​renting, Lactation,
Child Development & Family LIteracy supportive consultations.  

Education ~ Empathy ~ Research
is our moto to work to find positive resources,
share innovative knowledge in thoughtful ways
and research for new knowledge the community and the world sourounding us.

A simple act of kindness can be a key.
helping finding keys to success, priceless.  

~ Melanie~ 

Successfully Raised Kids Project
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Successfully Nurtured
Parenting


 

Lactation Classes​​

Lactation Basics

January 6
 May 18
September 21

Centreville Library  6:00 - 8:00 pm
$45.00  

This class will teach you all of the basics about lactation before baby arrives.  Learn about how the human body makes milk with simple tips and  tricks, latch and supply basic techniques.  These are very helpful tips when beginning lactation with a new littleone.                                  Class Limit 12 families
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Lactation Basics Class

Pumping & Bottle Feeding

February 3
 June 8
October 19 

Centreville Library  6:00 - 8:00 pm
$45.00  

This class can be taken before baby arrives or before returning to work. Come learn some basics on expressing, pumping, & storing human milk.  Bottle feeding basics for a breastfed baby for caretakers.  Ways to keep communication and positive support around mother and baby.         Class Limit 12 families
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Pumping & Bottle Feeding Class

Complimentary Foods

March 16
 July 20
 November 16

Centreville Library  6:00 - 8:00 pm
$45.00  

This class is great for preparing to add in complimentary foods around 6 months of age.  Learn ways to maintain supply while learning the readiness signs and how human milk is important for the seond six months for infant nutrition.  Learn ways to continue nursing when littleone is teething and eventually teeth come in.   
 Class Limit 12 Families
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Complimentary Foods Class

Weaning Basics

April 20
 August 17
 December 7th

Centreville Library  6:00 - 8:00 pm
$45.00  

This class helps to learn the process of how weaning happens.  There are natural times for weaning, tips for reducing milk supply, supporting changing nutritional needs, maintaining bonding while supporting social emotional independence as littleones grow and needs change.        Class Limit  12 Families
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Weaning Basics Class
Events
Winter into Spring 2020
  1. Classes
    Infant Nutrition
    LARGE MEETING ROOM CENTREVILLE LIBRARY One Monday Evening 6 - 8 pm Classes are for parents from week 20 of pregnancy through weaning. See Facebook Events for Dates and to Register, Class Size up to 12 families, Cost per class $45/2 hour class
  2. Meet Ups
    Coffee Connections
    1st Friday Morning 9 - 10:30 Centreville Check Facebook for Location Free to attend, purchase your own meal Please RSVP so we can save you a seat. Check Facebook for monthly event location information
  3. Jan 29 2020
    DE Coalition Mtg
    Breastfeeding Coalition of Delaware WIC Offices Blue Hen Mall/Corporate Center 655 S Bay Road Suite 1C Dover Delaware All advocates from the community may attend.
  4. Feb 12 2020
    MD Coalition Mtg
    Time, Location, and Access Code to Call in Check... visit Http://www.mdbfc.org/wp/ All advocates from the community may attend.
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Education ~ Empathy ~ Research

Melanie Tarr  IBCLC, BS, CLC
Lactation Consultant
Child Development Specialist
Family Literacy Coordinator

P. O. Box 52
Unicorn Maryland 21651
 
Tel: 410-656-4048
Email: [email protected]
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