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Breastfeeding Classes

Prenatal Breastfeeding Class

One of the most beautiful moments in the world is a mother bonding with her newborn. Breast feeding not only provides needed nutrients, but provides security and emotional development babies need to grow healthy and secure. Although it may look effortless, breast feeding is a skill that requires practice for many women. 

Fortunately, there is support and guidance available to mothers who wish to breast feed their children. Women’s Care of Saint Joseph Mount Sterling offers prenatal breastfeeding classes to ease the transition into breastfeeding.  Classes are taught by  Sarah Willoughby, RN and certified lactation consultant.

Class Topics:

  • Benefits of breastfeeding
  • Preparing breast for breastfeeding
  • Anatomy of the breast and how it works
  • Skin-to-skin, video and instruction
  • Positioning and latching, frequency and duration of feedings
  • Common problems in breastfeeding
  • Introduction of bottle for working mothers
  • Medications for increasing milk supply
  • Pumps and use
  • Support Resources
  • Classes are Free

Instructor: Sarah Willoughby  RN, CLC
When: 1st Thursday of every month
Time:      6:00-8:00pm
Where:   Saint Joseph Mount Sterling  - Nazareth Conference Room

Registration is required.  Call 859.497.5491 or complete form below and a Saint Joseph Mount Sterling representative will contact you about dates for the next class. Bring a pillow and a baby doll or a stuffed animal.

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