Breastfeeding Class

The Breastfeeding Class is intended to provide important information about the basics of breastfeeding.

Topics covered include:

Breastfeeding Newborn

  • What to expect during the immediate postpartum period
  • Benefits of breastfeeding
  • Positioning of the infant for optimal latch
  • Common concerns when breastfeeding
  • Pumping and storing breastmilk
  • And more!

When

  • Certain Tuesdays of the month from 7:00pm-9:00pm. See specifc dates to the right.

Where

  • UF Health Shands Hospital
    Take Main Lobby Atrium elevators to 2nd floor. Follow signs to room 2147.
  • Parking: Park in the hospital’s East garage near the Pediatric Emergency Entrance. Parking fee will be $4 for self-park and $6 valet parking (with voucher given at class).

Cost

  • $15.00 (cash, check, or money order) collected on the day of the class.

Register

Important Information

Please schedule your childbirth classes so that they end 3-4 weeks prior to your due date. For more information, please call 352-265-0317 or email CHILDBIRTHED@shands.ufl.edu.

2017 Class Schedule

  • Tuesday, November 28, 7:00 - 9:00 pm
  • Tuesday, December 12, 7:00 - 9:00 pm
  • Saturday, December 16, 2017, 2:00 - 4:00 pm

2018 Class Schedule

  • Tuesday, January 23rd
  • Tuesday, February 27th
  • Tuesday, March 27th
  • Tuesday, April 24th
  • Tuesday, May 29th
  • Tuesday, June 26th
  • Tuesday, July 24th
  • Tuesday, August 28th
  • Tuesday, September 25th
  • Tuesday, October 23rd
  • Tuesday, November 27th
  • Tuesday, December 11th