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Breastfeeding Basics - Live Virtual Instruction - Cancelled

Date & Time

Friday, July 30, 2021

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM





This course is the third class in a recommended series designed to prepare you for birth and caring for a newborn. This class is taught by a childbirth educator and filled with essential information to help prepare you for breastfeeding.

Topics include:
  • Breast anatomy and physiology.
  • Breastfeeding basics, positions, latching, etc.
  • Recognizing hunger cues and feeding patterns.
  • Solving common breastfeeding problems, and when to call for help.
  • Storage, pumps, and support items.
  • Dad's/partner's role; fathers/partners are encouraged to attend.
  • What to expect from the breastfeeding baby.
  • Benefits of breastfeeding.

We recommend you register for the following classes in this order:

  • Class 1: Understanding Birth
  • Class 2: Understanding Your Newborn
  • Class 3: Breastfeeding Basics
  • Class 4: Labor Coping Skills


Tina Nold, Perinatal Educator

Childbirth Classes
Click here for all other classes brought to you by the Overlake Childbirth Center including:
  • Healthy Pregnancy, Healthy Baby
  • Yoga for Pregnancy
  • Understanding Birth
  • Understanding Your Newborn
  • Labor Coping Skills
  • Pelvic Floor Wellness
  • Childbirth Center Tour

Questions? Contact us at classes@overlakehospital.org.


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