The Women’s Village of Mobile is proud to host breastfeeding services and classes for expecting and newly delivered mothers with the support of our experts. Breastfeeding is a unique experience for new and expecting mothers. Nursing may be “natural,” but it’s also very difficult and it is no surprise new mothers need help navigating this new phase of life.
Our experts at The Women’s Village of Mobile are happy to help new mothers learn about the benefits of breastfeeding as well as teach them the best techniques for feeding their newborns.
When new mothers choose to breastfeed, there are many questions that come to mind. At the Women’s Village of Mobile, we are happy to answer your questions, whether they are about the process of breastfeeding, the benefits or the classes we offer. Below are the most frequently asked questions we receive regarding breastfeeding:
In-person classes are offered once a month and are free of charge. Reservations are required. Meets in the Gerald L. Wallace conference center, Building 2, 4th Floor. Call 251-340-7769 to get a detailed schedule and reserve your spot.
The best time to start your breastfeeding classes is in the third trimester. This will keep the information fresh before you welcome your newborn.
Yes, your support person is encouraged to join you.
Springhill Medical Center has a full staff of lactation consultations ready to help you. Call 251-340-7769 to speak to a lactation consultant or schedule a free appointment.
Currently, all classes are onsite with future plans for virtual classes.
Yes, Springhill Medical Center offers childbirth classes, newborn and infant CPR, the baby “Prep Parade”, and a “Tour for Siblings”. Call 251-340-7769 for information.
The Women’s Village of Mobile is conveniently located in building two at SpringHill Medical Center. This location allows patients easy access to all of our services as it is located on Dauphin Street and right off of I-65.