Basics of Breastfeeding

Date & Time Location Registration
12/13/2017 - 6:30 PM Meriter Business Center - 2650 Novation Parkway
1/15/2018 - 6:30 PM Meriter Business Center - 2650 Novation Parkway
2/6/2018 - 6:30 PM Meriter Business Center - 2650 Novation Parkway
3/5/2018 - 6:30 PM Meriter Business Center - 2650 Novation Parkway
4/17/2018 - 6:30 PM Meriter Business Center - 2650 Novation Parkway
5/1/2018 - 6:30 PM Meriter Business Center - 2650 Novation Parkway
6/7/2018 - 6:30 PM Meriter Business Center - 2650 Novation Parkway

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Information

mom breast-feedingLearn about the advantages of breastfeeding, and receive tips for a positive and successful experience.  Learn to recognize your baby's hunger cues, how to properly position your baby to feed, and how to make sure the latch is correct.  A lactation specialist will guide you through the basics of breastfeeding in the early days and weeks.  

Note: This is the same class that is included in our Confident Homecoming series.

Class Cost

$20.00 (includes you and one support person)

Important Class Information

  • It is recommended that you begin classes after your first trimester and plan to complete your classes by your 34th week of pregnancy.
  • This class is designed for you, plus one adult support person, due to class content and partner specific activities.
  • All classes meet at the Meriter Business Center - 2650 Novation Pkwy (off Rimrock Road).
  • Please arrive on time for your class to ensure entrance into the building.
  • A tour of the Birthing Center is not included with classes. Tours require advance registration or you may view our online Birthing Center Tour, at your convenience.
  • This offering may be eligible for wellness rewards or reimbursement. Please check with your health insurance provider for program details. (Physicians Plus | Unity Health | Group Health Cooperative

Refund Policy/Cancellation Policy

  • A full refund will be issued when cancellation of a class is made 1 week or more prior to the class start date.
  • A 50% refund will be issued when cancellation of a class is made less than 1 week prior to the class start date.
  • In the event of inclement weather or instructor illness, and the Women’s Health Education Department cancels a class, there is no financial penalty to the student. The student will be offered the opportunity to attend a class at a later date. If the student is unable to reschedule, a refund will be issued.

Please complete your registration online by clicking one of the “Register Now” buttons above.

If you have further questions or need to cancel your registration, please call the Women's Health Education Department at (608) 417-8446.

Additional Information

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