The first month after giving birth can be intense, to say the least. But at The Retreat, we’re dedicated to equipping new moms (and dads) with the tips, tools, and listening ears they need to thrive with a newborn. That’s why we’re excited to offer free breastfeeding classes in El Paso for everyone, regardless of where they give birth or what their feeding method looks like.
So whether you deliver your baby at:
- The hospital
- The beautiful birth suites at The Retreat
You’re invited to join us and learn more about feeding your baby. Here’s a look at some of our breastfeeding classes and the lactation counselors and consultants who serve families here at The Retreat.
Free breastfeeding classes in El Paso
Here to Help: Breastfeeding, Feeding & Postpartum Conversations
(Saturdays 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.)
This free weekly group meeting is led by Certified Lactation Counselor Luz Chavez and Doula and Breastfeeding Peer Counselor Lety Knight.
“As lactation counselors, we’re here to help everybody in their need to feed their baby — and we can talk about formula feeding too! We’re here for anyone who needs answers about newborn care,” says Luz.
For more information about the Here to Help free breastfeeding class in El Paso, or to sign up to attend, text 915-201-9317 or 915-433-1113.
(Free every last Tuesday of the month at 10:30 a.m., and also available on demand for $40)
Luz Chavez, certified lactation counselor, leads this fun two-hour class for new or expectant moms and the people who support them (significant other, friend, mom, etc.). This is a structured, informative class that separates myths from facts and explores how breastfeeding works.
Whether you’re pregnant or already have your baby, this class can make your first few months of life with baby smoother and happier.
Register ahead to attend this free breastfeeding class on the last Tuesday of any month at 10:30 a.m. You’ll need to fill out this registration form beforehand, but you won’t be charged the fee. Breastfeeding Basics is also available in Spanish.
If you want to have a private, on-demand class, Luz can schedule one for you for $40. Just text 915-201-9317 or email her at email@example.com.
Free breastfeeding counseling in El Paso
Luz Chavez has a passion for helping El Paso mothers have a great breastfeeding experience. Though she coordinates with the midwives at The Retreat to serve and guide the women who deliver their babies here, she also provides free lactation counseling for anyone, regardless of where they give birth. If you need breastfeeding advice or direction, text Luz at 915-201-9317 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
More breastfeeding classes in El Paso
Breastfeeding Boot Camp
Every second Thursday of the month at 6 p.m. with preregistration. All classes are $40, with a $10 discount for clients ot The Retreat)
Rachel Curtis, a labor doula and certified lactation counselor, teaches this wonderfully comprehensive class that includes help with getting a good nursing latch, a local breastfeeding resource guide, and one free lactation support session by phone. Moms are invited to bring a support person to learn alongside them.
To learn more about Breastfeeding Boot Camp or to register, visit thedesertdoula.com or call (915) 201-0787.
The Retreat Birth Center is here to help you breastfeed your baby
Our team of midwives, doulas, and lactation counselors would love to help you along your breastfeeding journey.
And we’d love to chat over a free one-hour tour of our beautiful birthing facilities! Give us a call or send a message so we can set up a time to meet with you.
To schedule your free tour and consultation, please call (915) 308-5000 or click here.
We love birth, breastfeeding, and educating women about their newborn care options. Please browse through our other articles and learn more about your power to make informed decisions for your baby’s care.
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