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Breastfeeding and baby behavior classes

Infant and baby classes are offered to everyone free by the Utah County Women, Infants and Children (WIC). Breastfeeding classes help new (or returning) parents and caregivers to lay a good foundation for breastfeeding and address common problems. English classes offered August 6, 13 and 20 and a class in Spanish on August 27. All breastfeeding classes begin at 5:30 p.m. and are held in room 2601.

Infant Massage is a technique that helps sooth babies, as well as provide a special opportunity to bond parent and child, and will be taught Wednesday, August 6 (offered the first Wednesday of each month). Learn the secrets of Baby Behaviors on Wednesday, August 13 (offered the second Wednesday of each month). Happiest Baby on the Block teaches parents foolproof methods to soothe fussy babies, and will be August 20 (also offered each third Wednesday). The fourth Wednesday of the month -- August 27 -- come learn how Baby Wearing is done, how to's and safety tips. All of these baby classes are offered at 5 p.m.

Infant Massage Class  Sept 5

Both sets of classes take place in the Utah County Health and Justice Building (151 S. University Ave, Provo). For details on these and other upcoming parenting classes, see Utah County Health Department calendar or call 801-851-7312.

The Utah County Health Department is committed to promoting the health of our community by preventing avoidable disease and injury by monitoring the health of our community, responding to public health emergencies, and assuring conditions in which people can be healthy. For information on UCHD programs or services, please visit www.UtahCountyHealth.org or call 801-851-7000. You can also now follow the UCHD at www.FaceBook.com/uchealth, www.instagram.com/UtahCountyHealthDept, www.twitter.com/uchd, or www.pinterest.com/uchd. The UCHD is a partner with Utah's Public Health Departments.