For new mothers, breastfeeding is a natural way to bond with the baby and provide the vital nutrition newborns need. Like many aspects of having a baby, breastfeeding is an important skill to learn.
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This clinic is available to all moms who would like to breastfeed and are interested in having a breastfeeding assessment performed by Kentucky Children's Hospital providers. During your visit, the baby will be weighed and examined and a physician and lactation consultant will work with the new mom to develop a plan to meet her breastfeeding needs.
This class focuses on the advantages of breastfeeding, proper positioning and latch-on, guidelines for adequate breastfeeding, and how to prevent and resolve discomfort. Fathers or support persons are encouraged to attend. This class is taught by a certified lactation consultant.
Kentucky Clinic South2400 Greatstone PointLexington KY 40504-3274
Monday - Friday, 12:45 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
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UK Good Samaritan Medical Office BuildingSuite 140125 E. Maxwell St.Lexington KY 40508-2678
Class times: One Thursdays every other month from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. and one Saturday every month from 9 a.m. - noon.
Cost: $25 per couple
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