classes & programs

Breastfeeding Basics:
The Dine and Learn Edition

Mom and her support person are invited to this two-hour class taught by a Board Certified Lactation Consultant. Topics include establishing a supply, answering the question: is my baby getting enough?, positioning, latching, overcoming difficulties, breast milk expression, medications, breastfeeding while working, and finding local support.

$60 per couple includes a catered dinner (typically from Salem’s Grill, serving a mix of Middle Eastern, Indian, and Mediterranean food). Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Please use our secure, online registration and pay by credit card by filling out the form below.

All classes meet from 6 – 8 pm. If you would like to tour the milk bank, please arrive at 5:40 pm. The instructor is also available after class for private questions.

This class is recommended for expectant moms at 32-36 weeks of pregnancy. Any one support person is encouraged to come (father, partner, relative, friend…)

LOCATION

Three Rivers Mothers’ Milk Bank
3127 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15201
Free Parking is available in our lot to the left of the building.

Please choose a class date to sign up:

2017 DATES

Mother & Daughter
Growing Up Class

This is a three hour course designed for girls ages 8-11 and their mother/female relative. The content includes details about adolescence, puberty, both reproductive systems, personal hygiene and decision-making skills.

The educator, Jan Mallak (certified Childbirth Educator, Advanced Doula, Doula Trainer & Author), has taught over 2,500 kids and their parents in the past 30 years. Jan will be assisted by Maria Wills who is a childbirth educator, doula, artist and mother of 8.

Materials, light snacks and a take home goody bag are included in the $50 fee. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Three Rivers Mothers’ Milk Bank.

LOCATION

Three Rivers Mothers’ Milk Bank
3127 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15201
Free Parking is available in our lot to the left of the building.

Please complete the form below
or contact Jan Mallak at 412-973-3521 to register.