Best Start Breastfeeding & Next Steps Pumping Class

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Join us for a free two-part prenatal class on breastfeeding and pumping. Come to one or both parts. Partner/Support persons are encouraged to attend.

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Best Start Breastfeeding class 6:00-7:30pm

  • Understand how breastfeeding works and how to build a full milk supply
  • Get practical tips on how to successfully get started
  • Know what to expect when your baby is born
  • Learn how to avoid common problems and meet your breastfeeding goals
  • Have all of your breastfeeding questions answered

Next Steps Pumping class 7:30-8:30pm

  • See different kinds of pumps and learn how to use them
  • Get tips on how to maximize your output and store your breastmilk
  • Discuss how to get support from employers
  • Learn how to bottle feed while continuing to breastfeed

Provided in partnership with Ames Public Library, Mid-Iowa Community Action (MICA) and Women, Infants, and Children (WIC).

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