Beginnings

A Center for Childbirth and Parenting Education

Preparation for Breastfeeding

This is a  2.5-hour class for expectant mothers and their support people.

Topics covered:  The advantages of breastfeeding for baby and mom and how lactation works.  Positioning and latch, avoiding challenges and where to find help if needed are also discussed. Breast pumps and breast milk storage, including returning to work, and the care of being a breastfeeding family are also covered.  Partners should attend this class to better understand breastfeeding and how to support the breastfeeding mother.