Breastfeeding Your Newborn - In Person

Date: Monday, June 10, 2024

Time: 6-9pm

Locations:Hillsboro Medical Center - Health Education Center, 334 SE 8th Ave., Hillsboro

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Cost: $85 per couple

Registration Required: To register online, click the "Enroll" button, or call 503-681-1700.


About this class

Breastfeeding can be a beautiful and rewarding experience, but it can also be challenging for new parents.  Breastfeeding is a natural process, but it is also a learned skill.  Join us to create a plan for success.

What You’ll Learn:

Position practice for nursing & feeding

Comfortable & effective latching techniques

Colostrum: the “liquid gold” for newborns

Baby’s hunger/satiety cues

Feeding frequency and duration

Appropriate milk supply

Partner support is essential – let’s show you how!

Challenges and troubleshooting

Pumping, storing and bottle feeding breast milk

Supplies nursing families recommend

Q&A and open discussion

We recommend registering for this class prior to or during your eighth month of pregnancy.