2020 Breastfeeding

UnityPoint Clinic - Express

180 Jordan Creek Parkway, Suite 120
West Des Moines, Iowa 50266

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UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - Altoona

2720 8th St. SW
Altoona, Iowa 50009

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UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - Ingersoll

2103 Ingersoll Ave., Ste. 2
Des Moines, Iowa 50312

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Urgent Care - Ankeny

3625 N. Ankeny Blvd.
Suite E
Ankeny, Iowa 50023

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Urgent Care - Lakeview

6000 University Avenue
Suite 101
West Des Moines, Iowa 50266

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Urgent Care - Merle Hay

4020 Merle Hay Road
Suite 100
Des Moines, Iowa 50310

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Urgent Care - Southglen

6520 SE 14th St.
Des Moines, Iowa 50320

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Urgent Care - Urbandale

2901 86th Street
Urbandale, Iowa 50322

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2020 Breastfeeding

Date & Time Location Registration
1/9/2020 - 5:30 PM UnityPoint Ankeny Medical Park - 3625 N Ankeny Blvd, Ankeny, IA Registration Full
1/15/2020 - 6:00 PM Iowa Methodist Medical Center - Classroom 3 in Education and Research Center Registration Full
1/23/2020 - 6:00 PM Methodist West Hospital - Conference Room 1/2 Registration Full
2/13/2020 - 6:00 PM Methodist West Hospital - Conference Room 1/2 Registration Full
2/19/2020 - 6:00 PM Iowa Methodist Medical Center - Classroom 3 in Education and Research Center
3/5/2020 - 6:00 PM Iowa Methodist Medical Center - Classroom 3 in Education and Research Center
3/12/2020 - 6:00 PM Methodist West Hospital - Conference Room 1/2
3/18/2020 - 6:00 PM Iowa Methodist Medical Center - Classroom 3 in Education and Research Center
3/26/2020 - 5:30 PM UnityPoint Ankeny Medical Park - 3625 N Ankeny Blvd, Ankeny, IA
4/9/2020 - 6:00 PM Methodist West Hospital - Conference Room 1/2
4/15/2020 - 6:00 PM Iowa Methodist Medical Center - Classroom 3 in Education and Research Center
4/23/2020 - 6:00 PM Methodist West Hospital - Conference Room 1/2
5/7/2020 - 5:30 PM UnityPoint Ankeny Medical Park - 3625 N Ankeny Blvd, Ankeny, IA
5/13/2020 - 6:00 PM Iowa Methodist Medical Center - Classroom 3 in Education and Research Center
5/28/2020 - 6:00 PM Iowa Methodist Medical Center - Classroom 3 in Education and Research Center
6/11/2020 - 6:00 PM Methodist West Hospital - Conference Room 1/2
6/17/2020 - 6:00 PM Iowa Methodist Medical Center - Classroom 3 in Education and Research Center
6/25/2020 - 5:30 PM UnityPoint Ankeny Medical Park - 3625 N. Ankeny Blvd, Ankeny, IA
7/9/2020 - 6:00 PM Methodist West Hospital - Conference Room 1/2
7/15/2020 - 6:00 PM Iowa Methodist Medical Center - Classroom 3 in Education and Research Center
7/23/2020 - 6:00 PM Iowa Methodist Medical Center - Classroom 3 in Education and Research Center
8/19/2020 - 6:00 PM Iowa Methodist Medical Center - Classroom 3 in Education and Research Center
9/16/2020 - 6:00 PM Iowa Methodist Medical Center - Classroom 3 in Education and Research Center
10/21/2020 - 6:00 PM Iowa Methodist Medical Center - Classroom 3 in Education and Research Center
11/18/2020 - 6:00 PM Iowa Methodist Medical Center - Classroom 3 in Education and Research Center
12/16/2020 - 6:00 PM Iowa Methodist Medical Center - Classroom 3 in Education and Research Center

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Information

If you plan to breastfeed your baby, we encourage you to register for this two- hour Breastfeeding class. You will discuss essential information on how your body produces milk, what an effective latch looks like, how to know if your baby is feeding well, the basics of expressing your milk, what to expect during the beginning of your breastfeeding journey, and what support resources are available once you've been discharged from the hospital. 

Our Lactation Services team encourages you to bring your support person with you to the Breastfeeding Class. A supportive partner positively impacts breastfeeding success and should learn about the breastfeeding process along side of you. 

Breastfeeding Classes are held at Iowa Methodist Medical Center, Methodist West Hospital, and UnityPoint Ankeny Medical Park. Please take note of which location you've registered for. 

  • Classes at Iowa Methodist Medical Center are held in the Education & Research Center (ERC). View Maps & Directions to Iowa Methodist Medical Center and the Education & Research Center (ERC)Please note: the Woodland Ave. doors will be locked.  View this video for parking to get to the Education and Research Center.
  • Classes at Methodist West Hospital are held in the Conference Center. View Maps & Directions to Methodist West Hospital. View this video for parking and finding Conference Rooms at Methodist West Hospital.
  • Classes at UnityPoint Ankeny Medical Park are located at 3625 N Ankeny Boulevard, Ankeny, IA.

Registration must be completed online. Click on the Register Now button above to register for an upcoming class. If you've already registered and need to cancel your registration, please call 515-241-6728.

Class may be cancelled due to low enrollment, inclement weather, or other unforeseen circumstance. If this should happen, you will be notified by e-mail and/or a phone call and given the opportunity to register for the next available class.

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