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Breast and Infant Feeding Class

July 20, 2022
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm


  • Maternity

Brought to you by Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies of Palm Beach County. This class covers breast and infant feeding options.

With today’s nationwide infant formula shortage, breastfeeding is more important than ever.

But we know, like any new skill, breastfeeding takes knowledge and practice to be successful. The instructor will teach the benefits of breastfeeding, breastfeeding positions, the use of a breast pump, safe formula feeding, when to switch to solids, and safe preparation of a bottle.

Participants in this workshop will also learn about proper nutrients during and after pregnancy and how to maintain a balanced diet.

Facilitator: Patti Velez

Patti Velez began working with Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies, teaching expectant mothers and families about a year ago. The highlight of her profession is teaching about signs, symptoms of actual labor, possible pregnancy complications, and comfort measure techniques. Patty also provides education on the benefits of breastfeeding, and the importance of postpartum mother and infant care.