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Breastfeeding Classes and Support


Learn about the benefits of breastfeeding, proper latch and positioning, pumping, and other valuable information.

Prenatal Breastfeeding Class

This class will help you prepare to breastfeed your baby for the very first time. It includes the benefits of breastfeeding, when to feed your baby, proper latch and positioning, getting enough milk, breast care, pumping, and breastfeeding support.

Classes held at St. John's Regional Medical Center in Oxnard:

Fee: FREE of charge
Day and time: Some Mondays, 6:30 to 9 p.m.
Dates: July 9, July 23, August 6, August 20, September 17, October 15, October 29, November 12, November 26, December 10

Call 805.988.2784 to register for class.

St. John’s Baby Bistro

Nurture yourself and learn how to handle various issues that may come up after you leave the hospital by participating in a breastfeeding support group. Topics include engorgement, latch difficulties, sore nipple management, establishing and maintaining an adequate supply of milk, preparing to return to work, pumping, milk collection and storage, weaning, and other common concerns.

Fee: Free of charge
Day and time: Wednesdays, once a week, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Call our lactation office to sign up at 805.988.2796.

Breastfeeding Support Services

Breastfeeding Warm-Line
Breast Pump Rental Program
Call 805.988.2796 for information or to make an appointment.