Health Education

Breastfeeding: Getting Started with Confidence - Milwaukee & Ozaukee

This class is designed to build your confidence and skills for breastfeeding your newborn.

Topics include:

  • How to prepare for breastfeeding
  • Positioning your newborn
  • Proper Latch
  • When to feed your baby
  • How to feel confident your newborn is getting enough breast milk
  • How your family can support your decision to breastfeed
  • Pumping and milk storage
  • How to resolve common challenges

* We recommend that you attend this class during the seventh or eighth month of your pregnancy, so you can best retain what you learn. We are proud to offer this program for every parent that is interested, regardless of the ability to pay. Please call 414-585-1025 or email babyclasses@columbia-stmarys.org for scholarship information.

Registration is required. Due to limited class sizes, please look at our other Ascension hospitals for more options.

If the dates below don't work with your schedule, then please consider looking at our Virtual Breastfeeding Classes or our in-person classes at our St. Joseph & Elmbrook campuses.

Other Dates and Times

WhenDate Time Registration
Thursday
July 11, 2024
6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Thursday
August 8, 2024
6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Monday
August 12, 2024
6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
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The expectant person should register for this class and include the support person's name on the registration page. 

Please note: We encourage your support person to attend this class with you.