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For information about breastfeeding your new baby, download our Breastfeeding Guidelines PDF.

Breastfeeding Class (in-person)
This class teaches expectant couples the basic skills for successful breastfeeding.  Partners are highly encouraged to attend.  Topics include:
  • Advantages of breastfeeding
  • Breastfeeding basics
  • Positioning
  • Proper latch-on
  • Normal expectations of breastfeeding within the first 4 weeks
  • How do I know my baby is getting enough
  • How to recognize and avoid common problems
  • Breast pumps (minimal as this is a breastfeeding class)


We recommend that you sign up for this class around your seventh month of pregnancy. Registration is required. Register Online.
Breastfeeding: A Great Start eLearning (FREE Online Course) 
As a Certified Baby-Friendly hopsital, Hoag is committed to educating mothers who choose to breasfeed. This FREE eLearning class provides valuable and basic breastfeeding information necessary to help ensure a rewarding breastfeeding experience for mom and baby.
Online Class Topics include:
  • Preparation for breastfeeding during pregnancy
  • Advantages of breastfeeding to mother and baby
  • Getting off to the best start during the early days
  • Establishing and maintaining an ample milk supply
  • Positioning your baby at your breast
  • How to recognize and avoid common problems
  • Recognize when and where to get help when you need it
We recommend that you sign up for this online class around your seventh month of pregnancy.  Registration is required to obtain the online access code. Register Online
Upon completion, if you have any questions, please contact one of our International Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLC) on the Hoag Babyline 949-764-2229 (BABY).
Hoag Breastfeeding Clinic (After Baby Comes Home)
A one-on-one consultation with one of our International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) Registered Nurses provides new mothers with support, encouragement and answers to questions that commonly arise when their newborn comes home from the hospital. Fathers or birth partners are strongly encouraged to attend.
For more information, view our Lactation Support flyer.
One-on-one consultation includes:
  • Individual attention to your specific concerns; latching and positioning
  • Help with breastfeeding the difficult nurser
  • Nutritional information
  • Instructions on pumping and storage of milk

Appointments are required and there is a nomial $40 fee. For more information, or to schedule an appointment, call Hoag's Babyline at 949-764-BABY (2229).
Hoag Maternity Boutique
Hoag Maternity Boutique carries a limited line of products including pump rentals, books, nursing pillows, and many other breastfeeding products. Call the Babyline for more information 949-764-BABY (2229).

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