Faith-based • Mothers • Breastfeeding Education • Lactation Consultant
Breastfeeding by Faith teaches correct knowledge on the breastfeeding journey such as how to know your baby is getting sufficient milk and how long a mother can give her baby mothers milk. Mothers will learn how to properly latch and position babies for breastfeeding success. The class shares with mothers biblical principles aimed at building confidence. Babies are allowed at the meetings. Pizza and drinks are included.
The first part of the meeting is instruction; the second part takes the form of an ongoing breastfeeding support group in which individuals socialize and share their experiences. This is particularly useful as a chance for breastfeeding mothers to share insight with expectant mothers. The group leader is a licensed minister, registered nurse, and International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant.
- Faith-based instruction, though prayer is optional and open to various faiths
- For mothers (with their babies) and expectant mothers, especially those on Medicaid who lack access to extended breastfeeding support otherwise
- Open to all mothers and expectant mothers, not only for those who deliver at Holy Cross
- This service is free
- Accepts women
How to Apply
Contact the minister/nurse at 773-798-3086 with inquiries or to RSVP, or RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org. There is no registration process. Mothers and expectant mothers can show up to class, but an RSVP at least one day in advance is preferred so that organizers will be prepared. The group meets in the auditorium of the hospital.