Health Education

Virtual Breastfeeding Basics -Ascension St Vincent

Welcome to our Virtual Online Breastfeeding Basics Class sponsored by Ascension St. Vincent!

This one-session introduction to breastfeeding focuses on techniques for initiating nursing during the early weeks with your newborn and maintaining a successful breastfeeding experience.

Discussion includes: · Benefits for both mom and baby · Latching · Positioning · Returning to the workplace.

Information on breast pumps and other available lactation services is included. Dads or other support persons are strongly encouraged to attend.

For this class we encourage you to have a pretend baby (baby doll, stuffed animal, or even a simple roll of paper towels or an oats can will work). Our educator will be showing you some breastfeeding holds and positions during this class.

Registration includes both mom and care partner.

Once Registered, you will receive a confirmation email. You may access this class by Clicking on the Access Virtual Event button in your confirmation Email. You will be able to view the class using your laptop, tablet, desktop or smart phone. If you choose to use a smart phone or tablet you will be prompted to download the Google Meets app which is a free download. There will be opportunities through out the class to ask questions. We hope you enjoy this virtual class options

It is recommended that you complete this class 30 days before your due date.