Health Education

Breastfeeding: Getting Started with Confidence (In-Person for Metro Area)

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
  • How to feel confident your newborn is getting enough breast milk
  • How your family can support your decision to breastfeed
  • Using a breast pump and breastmilk storage

* 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 414-447-2622 or email michelle.uttke@ascension.org for scholarship information.

Classes are offered at: Columbia St. Mary's Milwaukee campus; Columbia St. Mary's Ozaukee campus; Ascension SE Wisconsin St. Joseph Hospital campus; Elmbrook Memorial Hospital campus; and St. Francis Hospital campus. Please pay close attention to class location in individual sessions.

YOU DO NOT NEED TO TAKE THE CLASS AT THE HOSPITAL WHERE YOU ARE DELIVERING -

CHOOSE THE ONE THAT WORKS FOR YOUR SCHEDULE.

Registration is required and space is limited.

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.


Other Dates and Times

WhenDate Time Registration
Wednesday
December 7, 2022
6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Thursday
December 15, 2022
6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Monday
December 19, 2022
6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

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.