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 In order to attend the class the following guidelines must be followed

You and your support person are required to wear a mask BEFORE entering the hospital and at all times during class!!!!

 Please watch the Virtual Tour on the app prior to class , as NO GROUP Tours are allowed at this time. 

If either of you are experiencing any cold symptoms or are ill PLEASE DO NOT ATTEND class. 

Please try to maintain some social distancing with others while in class.

We appreciate your understanding with this as we look forward to having you attend our class so that we can help prepare your for your upcoming labor and birth!

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. 

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"

Breastfeeding Support Group is held Every Wednesday from 10:00 to 12:00 VIRTUAL Call (970) 298-1993 for questions regarding support group and to get the evite link.


Thank you for registering with us! 




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