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Breastfeeding Class Childbirth

Breastfeeding class is for parents who desire to breastfeed or have any questions about the art of breastfeeding. This class may also serve as a refresher course! Dads and other maternal support people are encouraged to attend. Classes are held in spacious conference room with large plasma screens for educational films and power point presentation.

Topics include:
  • Anatomy and physiology of the breast
  • Components of human milk and production
  • 5 Steps to a successful latch
  • Skin to Skin
  • Breastfeeding positions
  • How to incorporate breastfeeding into your lifestyle
  • Returning to work
  • Pumping/expression of breast milk and storage
  • Avoidance of common breastfeeding problems

Due to COVID-19, this class is being held online via Zoom meeting.  A week prior to class, you will receive an email with the link to the Zoom meeting.  Please make sure your have internet access and a way to view and participate in class.  You will have opportunities to discuss and ask questions as the class progresses. Due to the need to mail books, this class will close for registration 72 hours prior to class.

*Registration and fees for this class cover 2 people (1 couple or mother and birth partner)

*Cancellation policy: We can refund or reschedule your class if cancellation is made at least 24 hours prior to your registered class time.

Contact Information: Perinatal Education/Lactation Department (682) 242-6366

Methodist Mansfield Medical Center


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