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.

UC Davis

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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 are held in the Student Community Center, Room E, or 136 Hoagland Hall where indicated, 12 p.m.—1:30 p.m.  Please RSVP to sagerman@ucdavis.edu.

Preparing for Breastfeeding

  • November 28, 2018  (136 Hoagland Hall) 
  • February 28, 2019 (136 Hoagland Hall)
  • May 23, 2019
  • July 25, 2019

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

  • September 27, 2018 (136 Hoagland Hall)
  • January 24, 2019 (136 Hoagland Hall)
  • March 28, 2019
  • June 27, 2019

Feeding Transitions

  • October 25, 2018 (136 Hoagland Hall)
  • April 25, 2019

Mother-to-Mother Monthly Support Groups:

Meet other moms, encourage and learn from each other, and get help resolving breastfeeding difficulties.  Babies, partners and community members are welcome to attend.  No RSVP necessary.  Held in the Student Community Center, Room B  12 p.m.—1 p.m.

  • September 21, 2018
  • October 19, 2018
  • November 16, 2018
  • January 18, 2019
  • February 15, 2019
  • March 15, 2019
  • April 19, 2019
  • May 17, 2019
  • June 21, 2019
  • July 19, 2019

UC Davis Health

Download the current flyer for classes

Scheduled Classes:  

2018 Classes are held 12:00–1:30 p.m. at Ticon III, Human Resources, Sacramento, CA.  All 2019 classes will be held from 11:30-1:00 in Facilities Support Services Building (FSSB) Room 2020

Preparing for Breastfeeding

  • February 21, 2019
  • April 18, 2019
  • July 18, 2019
  • October 17, 2019

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

  • November 15, 2018 Ticon III, 3-B Conference Room
  • January 17, 2019
  • March 21, 2019
  • June 20, 2019
  • September 19, 2019

Feeding Transitions

  • May 16, 2019
  • November 21, 2019

Weekly Community/Patient/Employee Support Group: 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