Free breastfeeding class scheduled

GLOVERSVILLE -HealthLink Littauer, the community health and wellness service of Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home, has announced it will conduct a class on “Breastfeeding Your Baby” on Wednesday from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Birthing Center at Littauer, 99 E. State Street.

According to a news release from Nathan Littauer Hospital, experts agree that breastfeeding is still the best way to feed your baby during the first year.

Participants will learn about the advantages, how to breastfeed, what to expect, allergies and colic, foods and medications, weight loss, weaning, and the effect of breastfeeding on a mother’s social life.

The class will be taught by a lactation specialist. The one-hour class is free and open to expectant parents who are considering using the breastfeeding method for their baby. To attend, call HealthLink Littauer at 736-1120.