Prenatal Breastfeeding Class
This is a two hour breastfeeding class, led by Deborah Vermilyea, discusses the many benefits of breastfeeding for the mother and infant. Together we will review of the anatomy & physiology of the breast and then discussion topics will develop to include:
- Proper positioning for breastfeeding
- Preventing and resolving breast engorgement and soreness
- Common breastfeeding issues
- Breastfeeding a sleepy baby
- Use of breast pumps
- Dieting while breastfeeding
- Use of medication while breastfeeding
This class requires at least 5 people enrolled or it will be cancelled.
This class meets at Orange Regional Medical Center at 707 East Main Street, Middletown NY 10940 in Conference Room 1. You may park in the Conference Center Parking Lot and ring the bell to be let in or enter through the Main Entrance and stop at Guest Services.
How to Register
Registration is required, call 1-888-321-6762 or visit: https://www.ormc.org/rsvp.
To register or for more information, please call: 1-888-321-6762
Enroll expectant mother and one partner.
Prenatal Breastfeeding Class Schedule
Class/Event Refund Policy: Should you need to cancel your class registration, please call us at 888-321-ORMC (888-321-6762) as soon as possible.
Inclement Weather Policy: The hospital reserves the right to waive part or all course fees if inclement weather patterns result in the cancellation of the course. The level of refund given to enrollees, if any, will be determined by the number of class hours attended by each enrollee.
Couples/Family Enrollment Policy: Certain courses are designed for couples or multiple family members to attend. The fee charged for these courses applies to both persons as a unit (unless otherwise expressed in the event description), and both persons are required to attend. Discount and refund policies apply to both persons as a unit.
Recommended Support Groups & Classes
You may also be interested in the following support groups, classes, and upcoming events related to maternity services and childcare:
Tour our Birthing Center
Expectant parents planning to deliver their new bundle of joy(s) at our Rowley Family Birthing Center are encouraged to join us for a tour of our facilities before their due date arrives. We find that touring the facilities before labor and delivery helps our moms and dads feel more comfortable on this special day.
Lamaze Weekend Class
Learn breathing and relaxation techniques and what to expect during the phases of childbirth. Class will cover both vaginal and c-section births. Classes meet on Saturday and Sunday and attendance is required on both days.
New Mom's Support Group
The new mother’s group unites new mothers and their babies to share experiences, discuss questions with other new moms, exchange ideas and challenges, gain knowledge and learn skills regarding newborn care.
Car Seat Fittings for Parents & Kids
Support Groups & Classes
At Orange Regional Medical Center, we believe that the support system we provide to our community and patients is just as important as the clinical care that we provide. This is why we offer several support groups and community educational classes to our patients, who may be experiencing a variety of different hardships or currently undergoing surgery or oncology treatment.