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"Breastfeeding:  How to Get Started and Keep Going! Including Solid Foods and Weaning"

Breastfeeding Educational Series (Spring 2016) - Free to MSU faculty, staff, and student moms and dads

Although breastfeeding is natural, it is a learned skill. This four-part program is designed to give pregnant women and their partners information on preparing to breastfeed and strategies for continuing to breastfeed upon returning to work.

Presenter: Mary Machowicz RN, Expectant Parents Organization

Fall/Spring Dates: Mondays, March 14, 21, 28 and April 4
Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Location: Nisbet Building, Room 27

Cost: Free!
Week 1: Introduction to Breastfeeding: Benefits, How Breastfeeding Works
Week 2: Baby is Here! – Getting Started – The Mechanics of Breastfeeding – positioning, latching on, feeding patterns, challenges
Week 3: Maintaining Breastfeeding – lifestyle, Expressing and Storing Milk, Returning to work
Week 4: Breastfeeding Transitions: Introducing Solid Foods and Weaning 

Eldercare Series 2016


Sessions are FREE and open to the public!  RSVP by calling Family Resource Center at 517-432-3745 or by email:



Special Events 2016

Girls Get Going

Free Girls Sports Clinic for 3rd to 8th Grade Girls to introduce and encourage girls to learn sports skills in activities such as basketball, soccer, self-defense, etc.  We encourage parents to come in and listen to the opening speaker and then you are free to leave and come back and join us at 12:30pm for the closing session. 

An official flier will listed soon with the date for open registration! 

Date:  Saturday, April 2, 2016
Check-in at IM Sports West:  8:30am - 9:30am
Closing session:  12:30pm - 1:00pm

We encourage you to sign up your daughters and bring them out for a morning of fun!  Be sure to bring a water bottle, wear athletic shoes, eat a healthy breakfast and no cell phones!!!!

Take Your Child To Work
Day "Sparking Aha Moments"


Date:  Thursday, April 28, 2016

Time:  MSU Tours are scheduled from 8am - 5pm.  Please check back to see a specific list of tours and times. 

Various 30-minute Departmental Tours and Career Exploration Activities  Visit various campus locations utilizing your own transportation.  This event focuses on children ages 8 through 14 with a supervising adult. 


Living Optimally 2016 (Formally known as Optimal Aging)

Date:  TBA
Check-in: 8:30am
Program begins at 9:00am

The goal of this program is to provide our audience with real-life solutions and practical advice to age optimally. 
Everyone is invited; including seniors, family caregivers and community providers.

Light breakfast and refreshments will be served.

Eagle Eye Golf Club
1550 Chandler Road
East Lansing, MI  48823

RSVP click here.

This event is FREE, however advanced registration is required.

Questions call:  MSU Family Resource Center (517) 432-3745