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Breastfeeding Basics class begins in January

A free Breastfeeding Basics class will be offered to new and expectant mothers, regardless of where they will deliver. The class will be held on Jan. 30, from 6-7 p.m. in the second-floor conference rooms at Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center, 1000 Rush Dr., Salida.woman holding baby

The class will cover topics such as how to get the best start, proper latch, positioning, when to feed, maintaining milk supply, breast care, and postpartum lifestyle.

The instructor is Joni Baker, a registered nurse and certified lactation counselor at the HRRMC Family Birthing Center.

Participants are encouraged to come with questions and wear comfortable clothing. Infants are welcome.

For information about the class schedule this year or to register, please call 740-438-1279 or send an email to You may also view the class schedule or register at