In this class you'll receive information on how to get started, learn the benefits of colostrum and skin-to-skin, as well as, the value of exclusivity. The class will discuss nutritional needs, positioning and latch, how to know your baby is getting enough, and will dispel common myths. The class will also explore choosing a breast pump, expressing and storing milk and tips for returning to work.
Who Should Enroll?
We recommend you attend this class in your seventh month of pregnancy, although you are welcome to join anytime. A support person is encouraged to attend.
Discounts are available to Lowell General Hospital employees for select programs. Employees must provide their employee identification number which will be verified. To inquire about these discounts, please call 1-877-544-9355.
Please call 1-877-LGH-WELL to cancel if unable to attend.
This class is taught by a certified lactation consultant.
If Lowell public schools are closed due to weather, classes/events held by the Center for Community Health and Wellness will also be cancelled. Visit the Lowell General Hospital website www.lowellgeneral.org and look for an alert banner. Cancellations and/or delays due to weather conditions visit 7 NEWS at http://www.whdh.com.