Lakes Regional Healthcare sponsors a two-hour session on the basics of breastfeeding for expectant parents. Topics include:
Golden Rule of breastfeeding
Advantages for baby, mother, and father
Anatomy of the human breast
How lactation occurs
Care of your breasts
Managing possible problems
Information especially for fathers
Ingredients for effective breastfeeding
Classes are held on Thursdays from 7 to 9 p.m. in the hospitals education center. This class is offered free of charge. In addition, a book entitled Breast-feeding: A Parents Guide is given to those who attend.
Please contact the hospital at 712-336-8700 extension 2622 or search the events link on this site to learn when the next class will be held and to register. If you must cancel a reservation, please do so 24 hours in advance of class to receive a refund.
Please click on the link below to learn when the next Breastfeeding Class will be held.
Area women who have had successful breasting feeding experiences offer a breastfeeding support group for new mothers. This support group will offer you the opportunity to ask questions and share experiences with others who have known the joys of breastfeeding. Please ask your Breastfeeding Class instructor for details.
Cancellations for all Childbirth Education, Labor Review, and Breastfeeding Classes will be aired on KICD-AM, KICD-FM, and KUOO-FM.