Breastfeeding 1 2 3

Offered At:

St Mary's Medical Center
Grand Junction, CO

Congratulations on your decision to breastfeed.  The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends exclusive breastfeeding for the first 6 months and to continue for at least a year.  In this class you and partner will learn all the evidence based benefits of breastfeeding, how skin to skin plays a role in your breastfeeding relationship, how milk is produced, what it takes to maintain your milk supply, nursing positions and how to get support after going home. These steps and techniques will help you feel more confident and get off to a great start and maintain successful breastfeeding.  Learn about what becoming a "Baby Friendly Hospital" means and how the St. Mary's is here to support you, your baby and your decision to breastfeed.





Women's Health and Childbirth Services

Class Reviews:

I feel more prepared and EMPOWERED to breastfeed. This class met my expectations, gave me information I did not know prior to and made me more confident in know how to breastfeed, I look forward to it now. I feel much more prepared and positive about this being a good and successful experience.  Exceeded my expectations.

Registration Instructions:

DUE TO COVID-19 Restrictions in order to attend class the following must be followed

You and your support person must wear a mask when entering the hospital and at all times while inside hospital

Only you and your support person can attend the class

You both will be screened upon entering the hospital,(Temperature taken)  IF either of your are ill or experiencing any symptoms PLEASE do not come to class

Must maintain 6 feet between you and others at all times while in class

We appreciate your understanding at this time , but look forward to this opportunity to have you attend class as we prepare you for your upcoming labor and birth!


The class starts promptly at designated time please allow enough time for parking etc.  Please bring your book from Childbirth Express to class you will need it for Breastfeeding.  All cancellations must be done 72 HOURS PRIOR TO class date in order to receive full refund.  Classes are subject to cancellation or change of dates due to low registrants/weather you will be moved to another date or a full refund will be issued.

Download You Baby's Birth & Beyond APP Powered by Yomingo , this education is available on any device with internet connection and also as mobile app called myYomingo. It is available in many languages. This educational app is used for teaching while here in the hospital as well so we encourage you to download early and get access to this great information. 

Breastfeeding Support Group is held Every Wednesday from 10:00 to 12:00 at the Life Center 2686 Patterson road ENTRANCE 40, in the Mt Garfield Room. Call (970) 1993 for questions regarding support group 

CLICK HERE   to register today!  Once you have registered, you will receive an email invitation from where you can create a unique password and login.  You can download the mobile app by searching for "myyomingo"

Thank you for registering with us! 




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