Mothers and babies are designed to breastfeed. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends that breastfeeding continue for at least 12 months, and thereafter for as long as mother and baby desire. The World Health Organization recommends continued breastfeeding up to 2 years of age or beyond. This one-session class, designed for both the pregnant mother and her support person, provides important information and support for successful breastfeeding, taught by a certified lactation specialist.
Celebrating the mom / baby breastfeeding bond
How to identify and handle possible challenges of breastfeeding
How to know when to call for breastfeeding consultation
Pumping and returning to work or school
We recommend you take this class between 30-38 weeks of pregnancy.
Class Dates 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM Freeborn Room (near WIC) Freeborn County Government Center 411 South Broadway Avenue Albert Lea, MN 56007
Class Dates 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Freeborn Room (near WIC) Freeborn County Government Center 411 South Broadway Avenue Albert Lea, MN 560007
Parking available in the northeast parking lot behind the historic building. Enter door labeled Law Enforcement, enter the double glass doors to the right, at end of the hall turn left and the Freeborn Room is on the left side.