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  • Breastfeeding Education and Support

     

    Free breastfeeding classes are offered at the Lakewood and Arvada clinics. There is also a Spanish-speaking breastfeeding class available at our Edgewater clinic.

    Classes are held on the second Tuesday of each month and last from one to two hours. Take-home material will be handed out during the class.

    For more information, please contact one of our certified lactation counselors (CLC) at the clinic location near you:

    • Edgewater: Margaret Lees-Roldan 303-271-5781

     

    Para informacin sobre clases en espaol llame: 303-271-5781


    Breastfeeding Support . . . The First Six Weeks

    A special class for new moms offered by Jefferson County Public Health

    The JCPH WIC (Women Infants and Children) Program offers “Breastfeeding Support . . . The First 6 Weeks” for all new moms at its Arvada, Edgewater and Lakewood locations. All new moms are invited to come and bring their babies. An International Board Certified Lactation Consultant will provide breastfeeding help and support as well as answers to any questions about breastfeeding.

    ” is a one time class free to all WIC families and only $3.00 for those not enrolled in WIC. Come and learn why positioning and latch are important, how to know what your baby needs, why sleep is so important and other important information to help you breastfeed successfully.

    For a class schedule, please contact the Breastfeeding Support coordinator, Cindy Kisselman, BSN, RN, IBCLC at ckisselm@jeffco.us or text Cindy at 720-257-4885. Locations of the Jefferson County WIC offices.

    Last Updated: 5-5-2014