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Breastfeeding Education-Ascension Saint Joseph Hospital Chicago

Learn how to breastfeed your newborn, use a breast pump, hand pump, store breast milk safely and other tips from a certified lactation consultant.

Discover the benefits of breastfeeding with a lactation educator/consultant during this virtual class. Recommended for women in the third trimester of pregnancy. This lactation support class sets you and your newborn up for success. Sharing the latest breastfeeding tips and basics, your educator will answer your questions and address any concerns. By the end of class, you’ll be ready to get started and enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime bonding experience with your baby.

Other Dates and Times

WhenDate Time Registration
Wednesday
January 31, 2024
5:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Key topics include:

  • Benefits of breastfeeding
  • Latching and positioning
  • Troubleshooting common breastfeeding problems
  • How to recognize if your baby is getting enough milk
  • Ways to increase breast milk supply
  • Returning to work and pumping
  • Breast milk storage
  • Medications compatibility.

If you have any questions or issues with registration please email Andrea Whetsell: andrea.whetsell@ascension.org