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Breastfeeding Class


1 to 2 p.m.

New mom breastfeeding her baby boy New mom breastfeeding her baby boy
Heritage Room HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital 9515 Holy Cross Ln | Breese
In the event of a cancellation, we request that you notify us as soon as possible.
Get the answers and confidence to get started breastfeeding in this one-night, two-hour session. The class is open to expectant mothers and support persons. Class is taught by an RN certified lactation counselor.

Topics include:
  • Benefits of Breastfeeding
  • Importance of exclusive breastfeeding
  • The importance of Skin-to-Skin
  • The importance of early initiation of breastfeeding
  • The importance of rooming-in with your baby
  • Feeding Cues
  • Effective positioning & latch
  • Breastfeeding support resources
  • Establishing a good milk supply
Recommended to complete class 28-36 weeks.
The support person can attend class with you. There is no need to register them separately.