Breastfeeding Class

Mother breastfeeding her infantPrepare yourself and your baby for the best possible breastfeeding experience! You’ll be introduced to breastfeeding basics in a group session led by a registered nurse. We recommend that all first-time breastfeeding mothers take this class.

When is it? 4th Tuesday of every month,
6-8:00pm.
Who should go? All first-time mothers (especially last trimester parents) and anyone who wants to learn more
Where is it? Tanana Valley Clinic , sponsored by Fairbanks Regional Public Health Center
Led by: Joanne Spears, RN, IBCLC, RLC – Lactation Consultant
Fee: None

Breastfeeding Class BasicsMother breastfeeding her infant

  • Advantages of breastfeeding for mother and baby
  • Establishing your milk supply
  • Correct latch and nursing positions
  • Breast infections or plugged ducts
  • Breastfeeding and weight loss
  • Breastfeeding and birth control
  • Pumping and storing of breast milk
  • and more!

Note: Please make other arrangements for your children so you can get the most out of the class.

To RSVP for class, call the instructor and leave a voice message at (907) 451-1629.