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Breastfeeding (Lactation) Classes in Newport Beach

Many people think breastfeeding should come naturally. In reality, numerous mothers find that it is not always so easy. Preparing for breastfeeding prior to your baby’s birth will help you to breastfeed successfully, overcome common problems and know when you may need professional help.

The Numerous Benefits

Parents with babies that receive their mother’s milk instead of formula report:

  • A better outcome for babies who are experiencing health problems
  • A higher level of intelligence
  • A reduced chance of SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome)
  • A reduced chance of developing childhood leukemia
  • Fewer allergies
  • Fewer ear, lung and other types of infection
  • Less asthma
  • Less diarrhea
  • Less likelihood of being overweight or obese in adulthood
  • Less likelihood of developing diabetes
  • Less vomiting
  • Maintaining healthier blood pressure and cholesterol, even into adulthood
  • Reduced chance of atopic dermatitis

Getting Started

Dr. Angell offers a one-day, two-hour class to expectant couples. You will learn the anatomy, physiology, techniques and positions involved in breastfeeding. Classes are held four times per year, and the cost is $40 per couple (singles are welcome, too!). We ask that you bring a doll and pillow to the class.

Benefits of Breastfeeding

An Expert in Lactation

Dr. Angell has taken the lactation educator counselor course at the University of California-San Diego. Her certification allows her to handle common breastfeeding problems. She will help you navigate and assist in supporting common problems.

Dr. Angell has the ability to recognize when your problem is outside her scope of expertise and can help you find the support you need.

Get Started Today

Let us assist you in having the healthiest possible relationship between mom and baby. To register for a breastfeeding class, contact us or give us a call!

Breastfeeding (Lactation) Classes Newport Beach CA | (949) 333-1550