Postnatal & Lactation Services

Postnatal & Lactation Services

Tahoe Forest Hospital has lactation consultants who are available for help with breastfeeding problems after delivery. Call 582-3247.

Breastfeeding Support
Meet weekly with Certified Lactation Consultants and other new breastfeeding moms for support and problem solving. These informal drop-in sessions are available weekly on Fridays from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm at the Tahoe Forest Center for Health.  $5 suggested donation.

For more information, including one-on-one breastfeeding support, please call the Tahoe Forest Breastfeeding Help Line at (530) 582-3247.

Infant and Child CPR Classes
In this class, new parents and family members will learn how to recognize when a baby or child needs rescue breathing, how to perform CPR, how to care for an infant who is choking and how to use an AED. Participants will receive an Infant CPR manual and have hands on practice with an infant and child manikin. This one and half hour class is appropriate for anyone who will be taking care of an infant or child, including the mother, father, and any caregivers like grandparents, friends or babysitters.

For more information and to register, please call the Tahoe Forest Center for Health at (530) 587-3769, or email wellness@tfhd.com.

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Prenatal and Postnatal Fitness
Need help staying fit during your pregnancy or getting back into shape post baby? Try private or small group pre or postnatal yoga, Pilates, or personal training! Work with experienced professionals to help you increase strength and flexibility, maintain good posture and balance, reduce back pain, and learn invaluable breathing and relaxation techniques.

For more information and to register, please call the Tahoe Forest Center for Health at (530) 587-3769, or email wellness@tfhd.com.

Post-Partum Training
Reclaim your new mom body with Post-Partum Training. Meet new moms and bring baby to class. 
Ongoing drop-in class, First Monday of the month, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
$18; Pre-registration required

For more information and to check for upcoming classes, please call the Tahoe Forest Center for Health at (530) 587-3769.

Baby Massage
This 4-week series is open to parents and their infants, from newborn to crawling. For babies, massage promotes bonding and attachment, improves circulation, digestion and organization, reduces muscular tension, reduces fussiness and helps baby learn to relax. For parents, massage promotes bonding, relaxation, communication (both verbal and nonverbal), positive parenting skills and gives an opportunity to connect and share quality time with your little one.

For more information and to register, please call the Tahoe Forest Center for Health at (530) 587-3769, or email wellness@tfhd.com.