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Successful Breastfeeding Class

Successful Breastfeeding Class

Wednesday, March 20, 2019
7:00 - 9:30 pm
Location: Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center, 1600 Haddon Ave, Camden, NJ 08103
Cost: $35 per family

Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center has been designated as a Baby Friendly Facility. The Baby-Friendly USA Initiative is a global program sponsored by the World Health Organization and the United Nations Children’s Fund to encourage and recognize hospitals that offer an optimal level of care for infant feeding.

Experts agree that breastfeeding is the best way to feed your baby. There are many benefits for baby, mom, the community, and the environment. Come learn about them all! This class will help you prepare you and your partner for the experience of breastfeeding. We strongly encourage all pregnant women and their partners to take this class even if you are undecided about whether this is the right choice for you. Breastfeeding Class is recommended for expectant mothers in the last 3 months of pregnancy.

Topics include:

  • Benefits of breastfeeding
  • Positioning and latch
  • How breastfeeding works
  • Working and breastfeeding
  • Role of the partner and breastfeeding
  • How to know if baby is getting enough
  • How milk is made
  • Community support services
  • What’s normal
  • Milk storage    

To register, call 1-888-LOURDES or register online.

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