Calling all new moms: Twin Cities Community Hospital is offering free breastfeeding classes for nursing mothers who are transitioning to work outside the home. “Back to Work for the Breastfeeding Mother” is a new class designed to educate and support mothers who want to integrate breastfeeding with work. The class will be led by registered nurse and international board-certified lactation consultant.
Twin Cities hospital is one of only 286 facilities in the U.S. to be recognized as a baby-friendly birth facility. The hospital uses some of the most effective methods known to help mothers enjoy success at breastfeeding. Shareen Taylor, Director of Obstetrics and Perinatal Services at Twin Cities Community Hospital says “Back to Work for the Breastfeeding Mother” is one way the hospital provides the proper resources to help ease the transition for working moms.
In honor of World Breastfeeding Week, the first class will meet on August 4, 2015, from 6:30pm-8:30 pm in the Morgan Conference Room of the Founders’ Pavilion at Twin Cities Community Hospital.
Topics will include:
- Adjusting to the physical and emotional needs of returning to work
- Why women need to express their milk
- Benefits to mom, baby, family, employers and society
- Transitioning baby to feeding while at work: Initiating pumping and introducing the bottle
- Laws protecting working moms
Registration is required for this free class. Call (805) 434-4965 or visit www.TwinCitiesHospital.com for more information or to register.