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.
Registration is required.
Choose the virtual learning option that works best for you:
- Self-Paced Learning: Work at your own pace with our eClass online course with a live Zoom Q&A option. 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.
- Instructor-Led Virtual Learning: This class is taught live via Zoom by our prenatal nurse educator. Once you register, you will receive a confirmation email with important instructions and details.