In this free class, a registered nurse helps expectant parents learn about breastfeeding essentials, including:
- Infant latch-on and positioning
- Monitoring infant intake and output
- Maternal diet
- Troubleshooting problems
Additionally, we provide an introduction to breast pumps and discuss planning needs for mothers returning to work. We also discuss the role of fathers and partners in breastfeeding and skin-to-skin.
Upcoming Class Dates
On the University of Chicago Medicine campus (Hyde Park):
Saturday, March 17, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Monday, March 26, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 7, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Tuesday, April 10, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Tuesday, April 17, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Friday, May 4, 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, May 19, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Saturday, June 2, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Monday, June 11, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Thursday, June 28, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Register by Phone
Registration is required to attend a class. Classes are closed once registrations reach maximum capacity. If you do not see a class date that matches your availability, please call to check for potential openings due to cancellations.