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Pregnancy/Childbirth/Infant Care

Breastfeeding Preparation
Register only for yourself. Your partner is free! Class offers expectant mothers and their support person/partner instruction on breastfeeding techniques. Focus will be on your first two weeks breastfeeding baby to help you gain knowledge and confidence, whether this is your first baby or you are looking for a better experience this time around! Besides the basics of getting you off to a good start, topics may include latching-on, positions for holding baby while nursing, feeding cues, breast pumps/milk storage, tips on going back to work, and challenges you might encounter. (Husbands/partners are encouraged to attend with mom)One adult, support person may accompany mommy-to-be and does not need to register or be added as 'additional attendee'. Reimbursed by some health insurances - verification form available at end of class. We are unable to bill directly; it is your responsibility to check with your insurance agency. Cancellations received less than 48 hours prior to class are not transferable/refundable. Classroom is on the St Joseph Mercy Hospital campus: follow the signs to the "Specialty Centers" area. Class is on the 2nd floor in the Women's Health Center.
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