2. Breastfeeding for expectant parents


Breastfeeding can be a deeply satisfying and rewarding experience benefiting the whole family. Get off to a great start, by learning what to expect in the early days after your birth. Learn to read your baby’s cues, and together you will establish a special bond. Partners are encouraged to attend.

Please fill out the form below to register for our lactation class. Classes are all held at 135 Spring Street, 2nd floor. Classes are taught by Beth Shulman, RN. Beth is also available for in-home consultations to address any breastfeeding challenges you may have.

Topics include:

  • Benefits of breastfeeding
  • Anatomy and physiology of lactation
  • Establishing a good milk supply, positioning, and latching on
  • Common problems/simple solutions: engorgement, sore nipples, mastitis, sleepy babies
  • Going back to work; how partners can help; pumping and storing your milk, diet, and frequency of feeding

About the Instructor:
Beth Shulman, RN, IBCLC, has been helping breastfeeding families for over 20 years. As a Registered Nurse she has experience in outpatient clinics and labor and delivery, postpartum and neonatal units. Beth has been an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) since 1993, in private practice, providing home visits, prenatal and professional education in Manhattan, the Bronx and Westchester County, New York.

Classes are $185. A $50 discount will be applied for patients who register to both a childbirth and a lactation class.

All requests will be processed according to availability. An office staff will contact the patient to confirm.

Please note the reimbursement policy: Full reimbursement will be given if registration is canceled 2 weeks before the scheduled class. After 2 weeks, no reimbursement will be given.

To schedule a home visit, contact Beth at:

Lactation Class X