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Atrium Medical Center Offers Breastfeeding Basics Class

Middletown, Ohio, December 20, 2010—Atrium Medical Center will offer a new Breastfeeding Basics class in 2011 for expectant parents. The first two classes of the year will be offered on Wednesdays, January 5, and April 15, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Atrium.

Participants will learn the basics needed to breastfeed an infant, including positioning, preventing problems, breastfeeding benefits, resources and information about pumping and returning to work. An informative video supplements the class. The cost is $25.

Breastfeeding Basics is part of a complete series of Childbirth and Family Education courses Atrium offers, including:

The Essentials of Childbirth – what to expect during labor and delivery, including breathing techniques, comfort measures and anesthesia options

  • Traditional four-week course
  • One-day condensed course
  • Personalized course to meet your needs and schedule

Childbirth Series for Teens and Single Parents – similar to Essentials of Childbirth but with a special focus on issues relevant to teens and single parents
Baby Bootie Camp – the basics of baby care after delivery, plus infant care
New Brother/New Sister – a class for children three to 12 years old
Welcome to Grandparenthood – learn current trends in childbirth and brush up on infant care skills

All classes are held at Atrium Medical Center and are taught by registered nurses certified in Childbirth Education. For a complete description of classes or to register, visit us online or call CareFinders toll free at (866) 608-FIND (3463).