Friday, July 5, 2013

WIC Breastfeeding Classes

Women, Infants & Children (WIC) of Utah County is offering FREE Breastfeeding classes!

Where: Utah County Health Department, 151 S. University Ave Rm. 2601, Provo, UT
When: Wednesdays at 5:30pm
Mother breast feeding her child
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July 3, 10, 17
August 7, 14, 21
September 4, 11, 18

En Español: 
31 de Julio
28 de Agosto
25 de Septiembre

Everyone is welcome!*

Come and learn:
  • How do lay a good foundation for breastfeeding in the hospital and early weeks, in order to avoid common problems
  • The benefits of breastfeeding vs. formula
  • What to expect as you learn how to breastfeed
  • ...and much more!
*Pregnant/breastfeeding moms are encouraged to please bring you support with you. 
(Husband, Mother,Friend etc.) 

Some Benefits of Breastfeeding (from healthychildren.org)
-Cheaper
-Faster
-Simpler
-Feeling of maternal fulfillment

However, breastfeeding can be a challenge! Click here to read more about the challenges of breastfeeding.  Also, under some circumstances, breastfeeding is not an option. You do whatever is best for you. Loving and caring for your child is the best possible thing that you can do for your baby.  

To Find A WIC location or for more breastfeeding resources, check out the Utah WIC website.

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