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The University of Chicago Medicine - The Family Birth Center

Breastfeeding Your Infant

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

Saturday, December 16, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Wednesday, January 3, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Saturday, January 13, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Monday, January 15, 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Friday, February 2, 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday, February 11, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Thursday, February 22, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

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 (773) 702-9200 to check for potential openings due to cancellations.


Register by Phone

Call us at (773) 702-9200.

Register Online

Submit an online request below, and our customer service team will reply by email to complete your registration and confirm your enrollment.

Lactation Support Line

Connect with a lactation consultant at (773) 702-8885.