Welcome to Medela’s Online Breastfeeding University – a program of 10 short classes designed to prepare new and expectant mothers for the experience of breastfeeding. You will learn why breastfeeding is recommended by healthcare experts as the best way to feed, protect and grow healthy babies. You’ll learn how to get your breastfeeding experience off to the best possible start and what to do if you have questions or need extra help. The classes, which take about 10 minutes apiece to complete, will guide you through the basics – from breastfeeding a newborn to nursing an older baby. Breastfeeding is a natural process, but it’s also a learned skill that improves with knowledge and practice. We hope this series of classes helps you achieve your personal breastfeeding goals and that your experience will be a successful and satisfying one.