For more information or to register for classes, please call Judy Hatfield, IBCLC, at 315-624-6762.
About our Classes
Maternal Child Services at the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) offers FREE monthly breastfeeding classes for expectant parents who have chosen or are considering breastfeeding.
The classes, taught by MVHS’s certified lactation consultant, will cover topics including:
- Benefits of breastfeeding
- Breastfeeding is a healthy choice and it’s also economical. By choosing to breastfeed your baby you can save more than $1,000 the first year.
- Production of breastmilk
- Nutrition during lactation
- Returning to work
- Everything you need to know about breast pumps
Common breastfeeding concerns will be addressed and resource information will be available. Please bring a doll or stuffed animal for positioning practice. Fathers are encouraged to attend!