Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding

Designed to take during the last trimester of pregnancy, this class provides expert educational information to support women and their partners in learning about breast-feeding their babies (the art and science of breastfeeding). Practical information and discussion will cover: learning how to breastfeed (i.e., latching and positioning), the benefits of breastfeeding/breastmilk, mother’s personal care and nutrition, how to deal with common breastfeeding difficulties, breastfeeding tips for working mothers, breastmilk pumping and storage, and other common issues. Husbands/partners and supportive persons are encouraged to attend. This class is taught by a certified Lactation Consultant.