Public Health Nurses are hosting a class to share tips and demos with mothers-to-be in Letterkenny.

A HSE Antenatal Breastfeeding Preparation Class will take place in Letterkenny this month for all pregnant woman, their partners and interested family members.

The class, taking place on Friday 23rd February, will offer practical information on various aspects of breastfeeding.

This initially will be a once-off session however further classes may be run in the future.

Date: Friday 23rd FebruaryTime: 2pm – 4pm
Location: Conference Room, Scally House Primary Care Centre, Letterkenny, Donegal 

“Our aim is to help women learn and understand more about breastfeeding in an informal relaxed environment. Some of the topics covered will include breastfeeding in the early days, the importance of colostrum, tips for positioning and attachment, a demonstration of various breastfeeding positions and an introduction to hand expressing,” organisers said.

Women will have an opportunity to ask questions and group interaction will be encouraged.

For further information and to reserve a place please contact Public Health Nurse Corena Larmer or Joan Eakin on Tel: 074 91 37514/ 074 91 37512