Classes/Events

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Prenatal Breastfeeding Classes**

Our Prenatal Breastfeeding Class given by a Board Certified Lactation Consultant provides evidence based information to expectant parents to help prepare them for their breastfeeding journey before delivery and beyond. Our classes are held on the second Thursday of each month at our Carrollton location from 6:00-8:30pm*

Class topics include the benefits of breastfeeding, how breastfeeding works, what to expect, essential tips and techniques on positioning and supporting your baby, proper latch, breast care and more. As part of the class, you will receive a Parent Guide to Understanding Breastfeeding, which also provides access to a free companion web app for up to 6 months with all of the book content, 19 helpful videos, 90 web pages and more.

Private 1-on-1 session are also available for $150 to suit individual schedules.

**Pre-registration and payment is required to attend prenatal classes.

Class Registration March 14th

$55.00

Although we do not currently complete billing for insurance, most health insurance plans cover prenatal breastfeeding education (preventive care) with little to no cost therefore billing receipts are provided upon request. Contact your insurance company directly to verify eligibility and filing instructions.

* Dates subject to change around holidays.

BLO 2019 Save the Date

Mark your calendar and plan to join us for our Annual BIG Latch On in 2019!

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 Nursing From The Heart in partnership with the West Georgia Breastfeeding Task Force will be hosting their Annual BIG Latch On

Saturday, August 3rd from 9:30-11:30 am.

The Global BIG Latch On aims to protect, promote and support breastfeeding families by raising awareness of breastfeeding support and knowledge of local and global resources. This event is hosted globally during World Breastfeeding Week to provide peer to peer and community support while normalizing breastfeeding. We are very excited to be hosting the event again in 2019 at The AMP in Carrollton and hope you can join us!

If you are interested in becoming a participant, volunteer, vendor or sponsor please contact Anne Lussier at BLO@nursingfromtheheart.com, call 470.270.9520

To make a financial contribution to support The BIG Latch On in West Georgia and local efforts to improve breastfeeding awareness, education, support and resources please donate here:     

*All sponsors and vendors must comply with the World Health Organization (WHO) International Code of Marketing Breast-milk Substitute. For more information visit:  http://www.who.int/nutrition/publications/code_english.pdf