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Breastfeeding Classes and Groups

Baystate Medical Center and Baystate Franklin Medical Center offer breastfeeding classes and groups.

Make sure to check out the parent classes at both locations and the parent groups at Baystate Medical Center.

Baystate Medical Center

Note: Express bundles include additional parent and breastfeeding classes (Infant Care, Prenatal Breastfeeding, and Postnatal Newborn Behavior and Feeding). Please remember to choose your dates for the additional classes before you finish registering.

Virtual Prenatal Breastfeeding Class - $25

Receive the most current information on breastfeeding, including helpful tips and techniques using the WebEx meeting platform from the comfort of your own home.

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Prenatal Breastfeeding Class - $25

Receive the most current information on breastfeeding, including helpful tips and techniques.

*Class not available at this time

Virtual Postnatal Newborn Behavior and Feeding Class - Free

Taken after you deliver, this class provides postpartum support for new parents and provides information on newborn behavior in the first few weeks of your infant’s life.  This unique class is offered on the WebEx meeting platform.

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You’ll learn about:

  • Feeding cues for breast and bottle feeding
  • Infant sleep patterns
  • Comforting a crying infant
  • Returning to work
  • Continued support for breastfeeding moms
  • Pumping techniques
  • Storage of breast milk.
 

Breastfeeding Question and Answer - (by WebEx)

If you are a pregnant, breastfeeding or pumping mother please feel free to join us to ask one of the Baystate Medical Center’s International Board Certified Lactation Consultants your questions and get some tips and advice on breastfeeding.

Every Wednesday, 1 pm-2 pm

To Join by device: https://baystatehealth.webex.com

WebEx Meeting ID: 476 854 759    Password: Parented

To join by phone (would not be face-to-face) Tap to call in from a mobile device +1-415-655-0003 US Toll, code 476 854 759#

Contact: 413-794-5155

Baystate Franklin Medical Center

Virtual (WebEx) Prenatal Breastfeeding Class - $25

This unique virtual class will take place on May 28, 2020 from 6:00-8:00pm

Receive the most current information on breastfeeding, including helpful tips and techniques.

REGISTER

Prenatal Breastfeeding Class - $25

Receive the most current information on breastfeeding, including helpful tips and techniques.

*Class not available at this time

 

Virtual Breastfeeding Group - Free

This is open to any parents looking for breastfeeding support. Gather with other parents looking to troubleshoot breastfeeding issues with one of our lactation consultants.  Ask us your questions over the WebEx app and grow confident in feeding your new baby.

Wednesdays, 11 am

To Join by device: https://baystatehealth.webex.com

WebEx Meeting ID: 476 732 421   

To join by phone (would not be face-to-face) Tap to call in from a mobile device +1-415-655-0003 US Toll, code 476 732 421#

Contact: 413-773-2331