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All About Breastfeeding

For expectant parents - get ready to feed your newborn! This class covers breastfeeding basics, common challenges and how to get support. Fee is $25. 

Please note: Your private insurance plan may cover this class. Bring your insurance information to class.

Classes meet monthly in Lincoln and Omaha. Click here to see upcoming dates

 

We have pump staff on site before class on Tuesdays and after class on Saturdays to help mothers obtain a personal use pump with their private insurance coverage.


Return to Work

For new mothers who are returning to work or school outside the home while breastfeeding.  Learn the “ins and outs” of pumping, storing milk, federal regulations and working with your day care provider. You may attend while pregnant or after your baby is born. Fee is $15. 

Please note: If your pump was obtained at MilkWorks, this class is offered free of charge as part of our Pump Service Plan. Or your private insurance plan may cover this class (Lincoln only). Bring your insurance information to class.

Classes meet monthly in Lincoln and Omaha. Click here to see upcoming dates.


Introducing Solids

For parents of babies who are 3 to 9 months old. Taught by Registered Dietitian, Tonya Danson, this class covers tips on readiness signs, safety awareness, introducing new foods and making your own baby food. Fee is $10. Call 402-423-6402 to register.

Please note: This class is provided at no cost to mothers who receive individual breastfeeding consultations at MilkWorks.

Classes meet monthly in Lincoln. Click here to see upcoming dates.


SPECIAL EVENTS

Healthy Teeth (Lincoln)

Dr. Libby and Dr. Emily from Lincoln Pediatric Dentistry will visit MilkWorks to talk about healthy teeth: pregnancy and your oral health; caring for baby's mouth before & after the first tooth' teething and nursing; use of pacifiers and thumb sucking ... and more! This is a free presentation, but we ask that you call 402-423-6402 to register.


Kindersigns (Lincoln)

Marcia Murray, a Baby Sign Language Specialist, will help you learn how to sign with your baby. Signing is a perfect way to communicate with your 6 to 18 month old. It helps pre-verbal children express their wants and needs - and reduces frustration for both kids and parents. Both parents and grandparents are welcome to attend. Class meets once a week for 4 weeks. Fee is $20 for a 4 week session.