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Breastfeeding Your Baby Virtual Class

Held via Zoom

11 am to 1 pm

Mom cuddling infant Mom cuddling infant
Location
Virtual class via Zoom Class materials and Zoom link will be emailed to you
In the event of a cancellation, we request that you notify us as soon as possible.
217-744-2229 womencare@hshs.org
This class will get expectant parents ready for a successful breastfeeding experience. We will discuss how breastfeeding works, how to breastfeed, when to feed your baby, how you know if you are getting enough milk, breast care, and the overall breastfeeding lifestyle. Learning how your body makes milk is fascinating! The class will educate new moms on what the different breastfeeding positions are and how they are used. How do you get your baby to successfully latch on? You will find out in this 2 hour Breastfeeding Your Baby Class. After knowing the basic fundamentals of breastfeeding, you will feel much more comfortable to begin your breastfeeding journey with you newborn. Other topics discussed during class include maternal nutrition, breastpumps, returning to work and weaning. 

This is a virtual class held on Zoom. Registration is required. Please do not register until you are 20 weeks (5 months) gestation or greater. The class is free. Class handouts and the Zoom link will be emailed to you. You will be contacted via email or phone a few days prior to the class date as a reminder. 
The support person can attend class with you. There is no need to register them separately.