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Breast-feeding Class

Breast-feeding benefits you and your baby in many ways, physically as well as emotionally. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends breast-feeding for the first year of a baby's life. Loyola offers a range of classes, including a breast-feeding class.

The class covers:

  • Health benefits of breast-feeding
  • Body changes during breast-feeding
  • How to breast-feed
  • Common breast-feeding problems and their remedies
  • Use of breast pumps
  • Breast milk storage
  • Continuing breast-feeding while working outside the home

This class is recommended during last trimester of pregnancy. The 1.5-hour session is taught by an internationally board-certified lactation consultant.

Cost: $20
Class fee includes a breast-feeding book.

For more information, to obtain the schedule of classes or to register for a class, call Loyola University Health System at (708) 216-4300. You may also check the events calendar for the next session.