Breastfeeding

For expecting mothers who have decided, or have not yet decided to breastfeed their baby, we offer a class to answer all your questions about breastfeeding. Please note that this class is for women only.

Topics for discussion will be:

  • Advantages of Breastfeeding for Mom and Baby
  • Positioning
  • Correct Latch
  • Risks of Not Breastfeeding
  • Colostrum vs Mature Milk
  • Supply and Demand
  • Question and Answers Session

The next class is Friday March 3, 2017 from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. The class is located at the Ridgecrest Regional Hospital North Medical Plaza (Formerly DMG) Second Floor – North Room; a map can be found here. This class–taught by Certified Lactation Counselor Lorie Ochoa, RN, CBE, CLC, IBCLC –is free of charge.

If you have any questions, please call the Education department at (760) 499-3032.

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