Breastfeeding Classes & Support Groups

breastfeeding support group meetingImproving the health and well-being for mothers, babies and families throughout the UC Davis community.

UC Davis is here to support mothers and families through breastfeeding education and information. Register below for upcoming courses and support groups.

Current Classes

Due to COVID-19, all classes/groups scheduled to meet in person will meet remotely until further notice.  All are welcome, regardless of campus affiliation, including Community members, to attend our classes and support groups. In addition, we are introducing a third monthly class which will be presented via Zoom and complement our regular class schedule.   


UC Davis

Download the current flyer for classes

Quarterly Classes: 

Get off to a good start and meet your breastfeeding goals after you return to work/school. Babies, partners and community members are welcome to attend.  Classes are taught by our Board Certified Lactation Consultant, Shirley German and will be available via Zoom, 12 p.m.—1:30 p.m.  Please RSVP by using the links next to each class listing below.

Preparing for Breastfeeding

Continuing to Breastfeed When You Return to Work/School (helpful PDF on "Returning to Work")

Feeding Transitions - This class addresses the what, when, why, and how to introduce the developmental shift of infant breastfeeding to solid foods, and the initiation of the weaning process.

Mother-to-Mother Monthly Support Groups:

Meet other moms, encourage and learn from each other, and get help resolving infant feeding difficulties.  Babies, partners and community members are welcome to attend.  You do not have to be breastfeeding to attend. No RSVP necessary.  These sessions will now be available on Zoom; 12 p.m.—1 p.m.

  • May 15, 2020
  • June 19, 2020
  • July 17, 2020

UC Davis Health

Download the current flyer for classes

Scheduled Classes:  

Classes are from 11:30-1:00. All classes will now be available through Zoom.  Please RSVP by using the links next to each class listing below.

Preparing for Breastfeeding

Continuing to Breastfeed When You Return to Work/School (helpful PDF on "Returning to Work")

Feeding Transitions - This class addresses the what, when, why, and how to introduce the developmental shift of infant breastfeeding to solid foods, and the initiation of the weaning process.

Weekly Community/Patient/Employee Support Group: This support group is currently meeting by zoom invitation, only. Please contact Debbie Albert (dalbert@ucdavis.edu) for more information.  Meets each Thursday, from 9:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m. at the Glassrock Building located 2521 Stockton Blvd. Room 7106, Sacramento, CA. This group is open to the community in addition to participants of the UC Davis Breastfeeding Support Program.

Breastfeeding and Baby Basics 

(fee-based class from UC Davis Health Nursing for patients and general community)  MORE INFORMATION


Zoom

Scheduled Classes:

Classes are from 11:30-1:00 and offered exclusively through Zoom.  Please RSVP below.

Preparing for Breastfeeding

  • September 10, 2020
  • December 3, 2020
  • February 11, 2021
  • May 13, 2021

Continuing to Breastfeed When You Return to Work/School (helpful PDF on "Returning to Work")

  • November 5, 2020
  • December 10, 2020
  • January 14, 2021
  • April 8, 2021

Feeding Transitions - This class addresses the what, when, why, and how to introduce the developmental shift of infant breastfeeding to solid foods, and the initiation of the weaning process.

  • October 8, 2020
  • December 17, 2020
  • March 11, 2021
  • June 10, 2021