This 2.5-hour class is for both mom and support partner and focuses on
the basics of breastfeeding your newborn, answering such questions as
how often to feed, how to position the baby, and how to latch a baby.
The class also includes a description of pumps, when to start pumping,
milk storage and returning to work. The class is taught by a board-certified
lactation consultant. Parents who attend report less anxiety with breastfeeding
and feeling more confident with what to expect.
Please call Health Link to register 540.741.1404 ext. 1.
Moms are encouraged to sign up for classes by 34 weeks gestation.