In this class, expectant parents learn about breastfeeding essentials, including but not limited to:
- Infant latch-on and positioning
- Monitoring infant intake and output
- Maternal diet
- Troubleshooting problems
Additionally, we provide an introduction to breast pumps and discuss planning needs for mothers returning to work. We also discuss the role of fathers and partners in breastfeeding and skin-to-skin.
Now Offering Two Convenient Virtual Class Options
To help protect our patients, staff and community during the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak, the Family Birth Center is currently offering virtual classes only.
We look forward to offering live in-person classes again when it's safe according to public health guidelines.
Breastfeeding eClass Online Course and Live Zoom Q&A Session
This online course is available on demand, meaning you can complete it at your own pace. You’ll then have the option to attend a live Zoom Q&A session with our prenatal nurse educator.
Registration is required.
Register online or register by phone at 773-702-9200.
Live Video Class via Zoom
This class is taught live via Zoom by our prenatal nurse educator.
Registration is required. Once you register, you will receive a confirmation email with important instructions and details.
Select a class date and register online via Zoom