This three hour class is for couples considering breastfeeding and provides an introduction and overview of the first six weeks: getting breastfeeding off to a good start as well as returning to work and pumping information. All classes are taught by certified lactation consultants.
- Mother's Common Breastfeeding Concerns
- Myths of Breastfeeding
- Anatomy and Physiology
- Latch and Positioning
- Ensuring Milk Supply
- Breast Care
- Breastfeeding vs. Bottle Feeding
- Involving the Father/Partner
- Community Resources
- Returning to Work/Pumping
This class is recommended for both parents. Pre-registration is required.
On-line Class Registration
On-line class registration is provided by RegResources. You will first need to create an account with RegResources before registering for your class. Once you have created your account use the "Catalog" link to locate the class you wish to take and complete your registration. Payment may be made by Visa or MasterCard.
Register by Phone
To register by phone call the our Maternal Child Health Education department at: 650.940.7302
Maternal Child Education office hours are:
Monday thru Friday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Closed Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays
A full refund will be given for cancellations made at least 2 weeks prior to the class start date. A refund, less $15.00 processing fee will be given for cancellations made 1 week prior to class start date. No refunds will be given for cancellations occurring less than 1 week prior to the class start date.