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Sat, Nov 12


The Labour Dept.

Breastfeeding Basics

Breastfeeding is a skill that both you and your baby can learn together. Andrea's goal is to help you increase your confidence to follow your own maternal instincts.

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Breastfeeding Basics

Time & Location

Nov 12, 2022, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

The Labour Dept., Postjesweg 68, 1057 ED Amsterdam, Netherlands

About the Event

  • Our number one goal is to increase your confidence to follow your own maternal instincts.
  • Help you to better understand how breastfeeding works.
  • How to establish a milk supply and know when baby is getting enough milk.
  • Learn how to latch baby with different breastfeeding positions.
  • When to call a Lactation Consultant.
  • Understanding normal newborn behaviour

Andrea is a Registered Nurse and Lactation Specialist originally from California but currently living with her husband and 2 children in The Netherlands. Andrea provides in person or virtual Breastfeeding Support and Breastfeeding Education courses. She facilitates a weekly “Babies Meet Up” and a weekly “Expectant Mums Meet Up” locally in her hometown. She has always had a strong bond with women, babies and children, both personally and professionally. Working as a Lactation Specialist in the Netherlands allows her to provide education and support to a global community of women.





  • Breastfeeding Basics


    +€2.48 service fee

    Single Prepped to Parent Session for you and your partner


    +€2.48 service fee



  • Prepped to Parent Series


    +€8.00 service fee

    5 sessions + more perks for both you and your partner


    +€8.00 service fee





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Frequently Asked Questions

Where will this event take place?

The Labour Dept is located in the heart of Amsterdam west at 68 Postjesweg. Our Space is easy to get to by foot, bike or public transport (7, 17, 18, 1)​​

Does it matter where in my parenthood journey I am? 

Unless specified, from pregnancy, to postpartum to raising teens- you're welcome to attend our events at any stage of your parenthood journey.  

What facilities are available for babies? 

We have a diaper changing station, water heater for bottles, breastfeeding chair and pillow and plenty of multisensory interactive toys for your mini. 

What language will be spoken?

It's not uncommon for a group at The Labour Dept. to be made up with people from over 5 different countries. To accommodate our diverse community, all of our classes are taught in English.

How many people can I expect? 

We like to keep things small in order to create an environment that facilitates community! On average we have between 5 and 15 participants. 

Can I bring my mini? 

We love babies and kids! Most of our events are mini friendly, if you're unsure please don't hesitate to send us an email

Can I bring my stroller or pram? 

Our space is small, please avoid bringing a pram. Stroller parking is outside. 

Where can I see what else is coming up?

This page has all of our upcoming events broken down by pregnancy, postpartum, parenthood and mini :-) 

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