Purpose: To provide mothers with the information they need to successfully breastfeed their infants.
Upon completion of the course, the participant will be able to:
*Know the importance of breastfeeding
*Understand how to get breastfeeding off to a good start
*Use latch techniques and breastfeeding holds
*Understand feeding patterns and baby hunger signs
*Be familiar with breast care to prevent complications
*Use expressing, pumping, and storing milk techniques
Pre-Register for your Admission
We encourage you to pre-register online to help speed up the admissions process when you go into labor. When you believe you are in labor, we ask that you call the OB department at 641-628-6613 and speak to a nurse.