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Breastfeeding Class

Taught by Certified Lactation Consultants, the breastfeeding class provides a wealth of information about the best way to feed your baby. It is encouraged both for expectant parents who know they want to breastfeed and those who are undecided. Dads are strongly encouraged to attend the class to learn how to best support mom while breastfeeding. Topics covered include:

  • Latching and positioning techniques
  • Benefits of breastfeeding for baby and mom
  • Preparing for breastfeeding
  • Troubleshooting problems
  • Using breast pumps

Schedule

Monday evenings, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Jan. 6thFeb. 3rdMar. 3rd
Apr. 7stMay 5thJune 2nd
July 7thAug. 4thSept. 8th
Oct. 6thNov. 3rdDec. 1st

Registration

This class is free of charge for those who plan to deliver at McLeod Regional Medical Center. Fees apply to those who plan to deliver elsewhere. Registration is required. Please call McLeod Reservations & Scheduling at (843) 777-2005 or toll-free at 1-800-667-2005 to register.

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