Basics of Breastfeeding - Virtual (2-class series)

Emergency Department

202 S. Park St.
Madison, WI 53715

7 min Average

Basics of Breastfeeding - Virtual (2-class series)

Date & Time Location Registration
9/21/2020 - 6:00 PM GoToMeeting
10/13/2020 - 6:00 PM GoToMeeting

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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.  During this class, a lactation specialist will guide you through the basics of breastfeeding in the early days and weeks.  

A lactation specialist will meet with you virtually for two 60-minute instructional sessions on two nights during the week for which you register.  The virtual sessions will allow you to connect with the instructor who can answer your questions in real time.  To supplement your virtual learning, registrants of this course will receive a web app card titled “Understanding Breastfeeding.”

*You only need to register for the start date of the 2-class series.

Current Class Series

  • Tuesday and Thursday, August 11 & 13, 2020 - 6:00-7:00 p.m.
  • Monday and Wednesday, September 21 & 23, 2020 - 6:00-7:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday and Thursday, October 13 & 15, 2020 - 6:00-7:00 p.m.

Class Cost


Registration includes a GoToMeeting invite for two virtual sessions during the week for which you register.  Each registrant will receive an e-card in the mail that will provide access to online information of the content of this class.  

Additional 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.
  • This class meets virtually using GoToMeeting.
  • 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.  (Quartz/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 rescheduled, 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 office at (608)417-8446.

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