Health Education

Providence Breastfeeding Class Mondays

Our FREE Breastfeeding course will help prepare you and your partner for successful breastfeeding and address common concerns new mothers may have.

When

Cost

  • Free Free

Breastfeeding is an incredible gift to your baby! Our lactation consultants are ready to assist and educate you throughout your breastfeeding journey. This free, one-day course will help prepare you and your partner for success in the early days of breastfeeding your new baby. Topics covered include:

  • How breastfeeding works
  • Positioning and effective latch
  • When to feed your baby
  • Is baby getting enough milk?
  • Breast care
  • Going back to work
  • Breastfeeding lifestyle
  • Common concerns for breastfeeding mothers

This course is also offered as a one-day class on Saturday mornings. See the event listing "Providence Hospital Breastfeeding Class- Saturdays" for available dates. 

  • Class will meet in Conference Room 1, located inside the main hospital lobby of Providence Hospital. 
  • Parking is available in any designated Visitors' Parking lot, located on the Airport Blvd side, near the ED entrance.
  • You may enter through the main lobby doors, at the end of the sidewalk. 
  • The Conference Room entrance is located across from the vending machine, behind the Gift Shop entrance on the right side of the lobby. 
  • You are welcome to bring any drinks or snacks with you to class. Vending machines are available, and the hospital cafeteria is open during class time.
  • Partners are encouraged to attend with mom.
  • You may wish to bring a light jacket or sweater.
  • Snacks and drinks are welcome in class.
  • For further information regarding childbirth education classes, please contact 251-266-1749 or e-mail maternityservices@ascension.org.