Breastfeeding Classes by Certified Lactation Consultants offered by Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo

Updated: 3/12/2013
Breastfeeding classes presented by Certified Lactation Consultants at Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo will be offered at the hospital and Destination Maternity, a maternity clothing store located at 2130 Walden Ave, Cheektowaga, NY.

Classes presented at Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo, 219 Bryant St., Buffalo, are as follows: 

Wednesday, April 17 from 6 – 8 p.m.
Wednesday, June 5 from 6 – 8 p.m.

Classes presented at Destination Maternity, 2130 Walden Avenue, Cheektowaga, NY, are as follows: 

Thursday, March 7 from 6- 8 p.m.
Thursday, May 9 from 6 – 8 p.m.

Breast milk is proven to be the safest and healthiest choice for babies along with providing many health-related benefits to new mothers, including: 

* Prevention of excess bleeding
* Healthy weight loss
* Helping to shrink the uterus to pre-pregnancy size
* Reduction in the chance of infection
* Lowering the chances for obesity, diabetes and other diseases for the newborn
* Providing the best food for the baby’s growth and development

For more information about lactation or maternity services available across Kaleida Health, please go online at www.buffalobaby.org.  Buffalo Baby is the brand for maternity services provided at Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo and Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital.

This website also contains the following information beneficial for new and expectant mothers and families:

* An overview of programs and services, including Women’s Health Centers, Preconception Services, High Risk Pregnancy and Deliver, Labor & Delivery, Mother and Newborn Care, and Childbirth Education

* Maternity Tools for Baby and Mother, including Find a Doctor, Maternity Guidebooks and Due Date Calendar

* Online pre-registration for either MillardFillmoreSuburbanHospital or Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo

 

Additional information available: http://www.buffalobaby.org/