UPMC Western Maryland offers in-person breastfeeding education for expecting mothers and their support person. Mothers looking for additional support with breastfeeding are also welcome to attend.
Each class is led by a UPMC Western Maryland Internationally Board-Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC).
Topics covered include, but are not limited to:
- Breastfeeding benefits
- Skin-to-skin and The Golden Hour
- Latch and positioning
- How much milk your baby needs
- Baby hunger cues and when to breastfeed
- Hand expression
- Proper storage of breastmilk
Classes are held on the second Monday of each month from 6 to 9 p.m.
For more information or to register, please call 240-964-6417.
UPMC Western Maryland
12500 Willowbrook Rd.
Cumberland, MD 21502