Breastfeeding Basics

Have you been thinking about breastfeeding your baby, but you aren't quite sure if it is right for you? At this class you will learn about the benefits of breastfeeding, how to prepare for breastfeeding, how to get the baby on the breast properly, the father's role, breastfeeding pumps and supplies, and how to avoid common problems.

One-day classes are held on weekends from 1:30 PM-5:00 PM. Two-part classes are held during the week from 6:30 PM-8:30 PM both evenings. You are encouraged to bring a support person to this class. The fee is per couple.

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Contact:

Laura
225-231-5475

Class Reviews:

  • "Even my husband appreciated this class. He gained a much better understanding of the commitment required for breastfeeding. Thanks!"
  • "The information was great. Didn't know there was so much to know about breastfeeding. I love how the fathers were included. My husband really liked that!"
  • "The information and presenter were wonderful and set us on the road to success. Furthermore, the lactation specialists at the hospital when my daughter was born were terrific! Woman's has really thought of everything to help new mothers experience success with breastfeeding. Thank you!"
  • "I was completely satisfied with this program! It met and exceeded my expectations. I can't wait to put what I learned and the instructor's many great tips to use. Thanks so much for this class."

Special Instructions:

Attend this class after your fourth month of pregnancy.

Registration Instructions: Select Add to Cart. Please register under the mom's name as the Attendee Name. The spouse or partner should register as the guest as the Guest Name. Then select Continue. Next select Checkout to proceed with your registration.

If this class is held during your dinner hour, we encourage you to either eat before you come to class or to bring snack food with you to eat during class. 

imgDisabilityLogoSpecial Needs: If you need special assistance due to a disability recognized by the ADA, please call 225-231-5475 to request assistance.

Fee:

Dates Offered:

Seats Available: 24
01/09/2018 6:30 PM6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

This is a 2 day class series. Please see below for dates and times.

  • January 9, 2018: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • January 11, 2018: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Seats Available: 28
03/06/2018 6:30 PM6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

This is a 2 class series. Please see below for dates and times.

  • March 6, 2018: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • March 8, 2018: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Seats Available: 28