Two-hour session gives an overview of breastfeeding and how to get off to a good start. Facilitated by certified lactation consultant.
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. To register and obtain start date, please call Childbirth Coordinator at 508-427-3712 or email [email protected]. There is no fee for this class.
This status is granted to hospitals that demonstrate a high commitment to breastfeeding support and training for its patients. Hospitals have to undergo a rigorous application process to demonstrate evidence-based maternity care, dedication of staff and physicians, resources and outcomes in breastfeeding to receive the award. This process took approximately six years to complete. Baby-Friendly® designated hospitals must demonstrate the Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding (i) and adhere to the International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes (ii).