Breastfeeding Class

Wednesday, Aug. 20

Basic breastfeeding tips for moms-to-be.

When
Wednesday, Aug. 20, 6:30 to 9:30 pm
Where
Sharp Grossmont Hospital Women's Center
Conference Room 3
5555 Grossmont Center Drive
La Mesa, CA 91942
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Presented by Sharp Grossmont Hospital

This class teaches the basic skills for successful breastfeeding so you can feel more comfortable and confident once your baby arrives.

Topics covered include:

  • Advantages of breastfeeding
  • Breastfeeding basics
  • Positioning
  • Proper latch-on
  • Breast pumps
  • Nursing bras
  • Time for questions and answers

This class is also available in Spanish. Go to Clase de Preparación para Lactancia Materna for dates and times. 

This class is free for Sharp Health Plan Insurance members and offered at a discount for Sharp HealthCare employees. Please call 1-800-82-SHARP to register.

Cancellation Policy

If you need to cancel your registration for this event, please call 1-800-82-SHARP (1-800-827-4277) Monday through Friday, 8 am to 6 pm, or login to your account to cancel online.

For Couple: A fee of $10 will be deducted from the amount paid if you cancel your registration less than 3 days before the event.

Special Instructions

Out of consideration for others at the class, please refrain from attending the class if you are sick or think you might be contagious. 

Students Observing: If you are not an expectant parent and are in need of observing a class, approval must be obtained prior to attendance. Please be advised that any paid registration for observation purposes will not be refunded. To obtain approval, please call 1-800-82-SHARP and you will be referred to the appropriate location for approval. Walk-ins cannot be accommodated.

What to Bring

We encourage bringing a support person along with you to class.

Course Recommendations

We recommend this class be taken three to four weeks prior to your due date.

Parking Information

All visitors to the Women's Center park in the main parking structure (structure 2), adjacent to the main entrance to the hospital. Parking is free for visits under an hour. For one to four-hour visits, the rate is $3. Fees beyond 4 hours are an additional $2 every 15 minutes with a maximum of $20 a day. A multiday parking pass is available from the parking attendant for $15.