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 January 26, 2018 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.

Coming soon — Childbirth classes schedule for 2018.Watch this space!

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

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