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January 23, 2020

Breastfeeding Class

Are you interested in learning more about breastfeeding? Attend Breastfeeding Classes at The Midwife Center for Birth & Women’s Health in Pittsburgh!

About

Whether this is your first baby or you have breastfed before, if you want to learn more about the new information available about breastfeeding, join The Midwife Center for their fun, informal classes. Partners are encouraged to attend, as well as any other family members. Classes designed for women who are between the 33rd and 37th week of pregnancy.

Classes will feature information on:

    • breast care and problems;
    • positioning and latch-on;
    • how often and  how long to nurse;
    • how to determine if your baby is getting enough;
    • pumping and storing milk;
    • and more!

Registration

To register for a Breastfeeding Class, download the Class Registration Form or call 412.321.6880.

Please note that a scholarship fund is available for people who meet the income requirements.

More Information

For more information, visit The Midwife Center website.

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May 28, 2019

Unshakeable Motherhood | Resources & Learning

Join Kangaroo Birthing and Maternity for the 1st Annual Unshakeable Motherhood event on May 28, 2019.

About

This one-day free evening opportunity is designed to help mothers feel confident about navigating pregnancy, labor and delivery, life with an infant, and the transition to motherhood. It’s a chance to explore new options and find resources on the aspects of pregnancy, birth, babies, or parenthood that are most important to mom and partner.

You will have an eye-opening experience to experience dozens of vendors along with featuring doulas, midwives, and OBs, pediatricians, lactation consultants and IBCLCs, chiropractors, photographers, prenatal fitness experts, child care facilities, book shops, baby boutiques, early childhood programming.

There’s a strong focus on education — there will be expert-led seminars, mini-classes, and panel discussions on topics related to pregnancy, childbirth, babies, and the transition to parenthood, as well as demonstrations designed to teach skills like babywearing and cloth diapering skills.

Registration

Registration for this event is free and may be completed via the event webpage.

Your ticket includes:

    • An opportunity to be selected to ask real-time questions with birth workers,
    • Dinner and snacks,
    • An “Unshakeable Motherhood” special gift bag, and
    • An opportunity to connect with the birthing community.

Questions

To learn more and contact the host, visit the event webpage.