Classes and Events
Basic breastfeeding tips for moms-to-be.
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Presented by Sharp Mary Birch Hospital
All in-person prenatal classes, hospital tours and outpatient support groups are canceled until further notice. In the meantime, we are offering this class via a live webinar. Please register for an upcoming date below.
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
- Proper latch-on
- Breast pumping/types of pumps
- Tips for going back to work
- Nursing bras
- Time for questions and answers
This class is free for Sharp Health Plan Insurance members and offered at a discount for Sharp HealthCare employees. To take advantage of any of the discounts above, please call us at 1-800-82-SHARP (1-800-827-4277), Monday through Friday, from 7 am to 7 pm.
This course is also available in Spanish, please go to Clase de Preparación para Lactancia Materna for more information and to register.
If you need to cancel your registration for this event, please call 1-800-827-4277 Monday through Friday, 7 am to 7 pm, or log in to your account to cancel online.
Student Observation: If you are not an expectant parent and need to observe 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.
This class is taught by a certified perinatal or lactation educator.
For online classes, you can attend via computer or mobile device (smartphone or tablet). You will be sent login instructions in a separate email from your registration confirmation. Please make sure to review the instructions in advance so that you are ready to log in at the start time of the class.
If you did not receive the login instructions, please call us at least one day before your class at 1-800-82-SHARP (1-800-827-4277).
What to Bring
We encourage you to have a support person with you at the class.
We recommend you take this class three to four weeks prior to your due date.