Antenatal (Pre-Delivery) Counselling
Ideal Months: 6th-8th months of Pregnancy
Family / Individual / Group Counseling
Source of information: WHO, UNICEF, BPNI Maharashtra
Duration: Only one session of  1 Hr.
Questions related to Breastfeeding Practices 50 minutes
Questions related to Child Care 10 minutes
Total Duration: 60 minutes

Initiation of Breastfeeding in labour room – by Breast Crawl : 



The process of restarting breastfeeding in a mother who was lactating for some period after the delivery but had stopped breastfeeding for some reason eg. Reduced supply after joining work or after a breastfeeding problem or illness.

Induced Lactation

The process of inducing breastmilk formation in a mother who has not delivered in the immediate past or at any time prior eg. Adoption, Surrogacy Guidance and Help for above will be provided.

Postnatal (Post- Delivery) Counselling

  1. Practically very useful
  2. One to One Session
  3. Attachment and Positioning can be demonstrated
  4. Breastmilk Expression can be taught
  5. Prevention and management of Problems: Cracked nipples, Engorgement, Less milk etc.
  6. Assessment and suggestions to support the mother.

Many more to kn


Positioning – Learn Many More…

Important to know:

  1. How frequently mother should feed the baby after delivery?
  2. How to wake up a sleepy baby?
  3. How to know that the baby is hungry?
  4. How to know if baby is getting enough in first few days?
  5. Exclusive breastfeeding and how long mother should continue breastfeeding?
  6. No bottles, pacifiers, tinned milk or readymade baby foods at any time

Special help and Counselling in Positioning/Attachment/Expression/Storage in view of breastfeeding problems arising due to High Risk Babies






Swati (Bhide) Temkar

IBCLC*  IBCLC No. L-36494

Breastfeeding & Complementary Feeding Consultant  >  International Board Certified Lactation  Consultant, Mother support Counsellor, BPNI Maharashtra.

 Clinical Assistant

Dr. Gangal’s | Child Care Clinic Malad

Counselling services in Mumbai

Dr. Paralkar’s |  Shree Surgical & Nursing Home | Malad West

S. L. Raheja Hospital (A Fortis Associate) | Mahim

Former Lactation Consultant | LTMG (Sion) Hospital | Sion

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