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KEY: G=Greenville County; S=Spartanburg County; P=Pickens County

THE MOTHERS’ MILK BANK, a nonprofit organization, needs nursing mothers to donate breast milk. To learn more, call 877-375-6645 or visit http://www.mothersmilk.org/.

THE UPSTATE BABY-WEARING GROUP meets monthly in Greenville, Spartanburg, Clemson and Anderson. For locations and times, visit https://upstatebabywearers.wordpress.com/.

G — MEET THE MIDWIVES at 6 p.m. Oct. 25 at Greenville Midwifery Care and Birth Center. The event is free but registration is required. To register, call 1-877-447-4636 or visit http://ghs.org/events.

S — TABLE FOR TWO, a mom and baby luncheon, is at 11:30 a.m. each Wednesday at Spartanburg Regional Center for Women. The event is an opportunity to ask questions and share concerns with other new mothers. Babies should be 8 weeks – 6 months old. Do not attend if either mom or baby is sick. To register, visit http://regionalwomenshealth.com.

G — BABY BASICS is offered 10 – 11 a.m. each Thursday at the Breastfeeding Center of Greenville. The event is taught by a certified lactation consultant and provides support and information for moms of newborns ages birth – 3 months. The class is free. Light snacks are provided. Registration is not required. For details, visit http://www.parksidepediatrics.com/ or call 864-272-0388.

G — COMMUNITY YOGA is offered 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. each Wednesday at the Breastfeeding Center of Greenville. The program is for beginners through all stages and is taught by a certified instructor. The class is free, but a donation of $10 towards Mission Parkside is suggested. Registration is not required. Visit http://www.parksidepediatrics.com/ or 864-272-0388.

G — PRENATAL YOGA is offered 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. each Thursday at the Breastfeeding Center of Greenville. The program is for expectant mothers in weeks 12 – 40 of their pregnancy and is taught by a certified prenatal yoga instructor. The class is free, but a donation of $10 towards Mission Parkside is suggested. Registration is not required. Visit http://www.parksidepediatrics.com/ or 864-272-0388.

G — BREAST-FEEDING BASICS is offered at 6:30 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month at the Breastfeeding Center of Greenville. The class is free. Registration is requested but not required. Couples are invited to come together. For details, visit http://www.parksidepediatrics.com/ or call 864-272-0388.

G — GREAT EXPECTATIONS HOSPITAL TOURS are offered Oct. 11 and 25 at St. Francis Eastside. Register online at http://www.stfrancishealth.org/ or call 864-675-4400.

S — A MATERNITY TOUR is offered monthly at Spartanburg Regional Center for Women. Call 864-560-2294 or visit http://regionalwomenshealth.com.

G — THE CLOTH DIAPERING GROUP OF GREENVILLE meets regularly at the Burdette Branch Library. The group provides information, advice and a sense of community to cloth diapering families. Children of all ages are welcome. Call 864-357-7428 or email greenvilleclothdiaper@gmail.com.

G — PRENATAL BREAST-FEEDING CLASSES meet 6:30 – 8:30 pm the first Tuesday of each month and 2 – 4 p.m. the third Sunday of each month at the Greenville Health System’s Women’s Hospital. Registration is required. Call 877-447-4636 or visit http://www.ghs.org/.

G — A SIBLING CLASS for ages 3 – 8 prepares children for the birth of a new baby. The class meets at the Greenville Health System’s Women’s Hospital. Call 877-447-4636 or visit http://www.ghs.org/.

G — A PREPARED CHILDBIRTH CLASS is offered regularly at St. Francis Eastside. Register online at http://www.stfrancishealth.org/ or call 864-675-4400.

S — A BREAST-FEEDING CLASS is offered at 6 p.m. Oct. 6 at Spartanburg Regional Center for Women. Call 864-560-2294 or visit http://regionalwomenshealth.com.

G — A C-SECTION CLASS, for women who are scheduled for or are likely to have a c-section, meets 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. the second and fourth Thursdays of each month at the Greenville Health System’s Women’s Hospital. There is no charge for the class. Call 877-447-4636 or visit http://www.ghs.org/.

G — PREPARED CHILDBIRTH CLASSES are offered for expectant parents by the Greenville Health System’s Women’s Hospital. The course helps parents understand the birth process. Call 877-447-4636 or visit http://www.ghs.org/.

G — OB TOURS are available at the Greenville Health System’s Women’s Hospital. Call 877-447-4636 or visit http://www.ghs.org/.

G — GREENVILLE LA LECHE LEAGUE meets at 10 a.m. the first Wednesday of each month and at 7 p.m. the third Monday of each month at MD360 Verdae. All expectant and new mothers are welcome to attend for breast-feeding information and support. For more information, email LLLTiffanyCraig@gmail.com.

G — GHS BREAST-FEEDING SUPPORT GROUP meets noon – 3 p.m. the first and third Thursdays of each month at St. Michael Lutheran Church, the second Thursday of each month at Greenville Midwifery Care, 35 Medical Ridge Drive, and the fourth Thursday of each month at OB GYN Center, 1120 Grove Road. Meetings are free. Call 864-455-2229 or visit http://www.ghs.org/.

G — THE POSTPARTUM SUPPORT GROUP OF THE UPSTATE meets at 7 p.m. the first Thursday of each month at 11-D Barkingham Lane, Greenville. Call Susan at 864-419-3289.

G — CARING FOR YOUR BABY, a class covering baby basics, is offered Oct. 3 at St. Francis Eastside. Register online at http://www.stfrancishealth.org/ or call 864-675-4400.

S — PREPARED CHILDBIRTH CLASSES are offered beginning Oct. 11 and Nov. 8 at Spartanburg Regional Center for Women. The class prepares mothers and a support person for the birth process. Call 864-560-2294 or visit http://regionalwomenshealth.com.

G — BLESSINGWAYS, a gathering of new and expectant families, is 2 – 4 p.m. the fourth Saturday of each month at Earthfare. The event is free and includes a birth story, informational workshop and more. Babies and children are welcome. Email info@upstatebirthnetwork.org.

S — THE SPARTANBURG LA LECHE LEAGUE meets at 12:30 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at Labors of Love Birth Center. Expectant and new mothers are welcome to join for breast-feeding information and support. Membership is not required. Call 864-969-2345.

S — AN INFANT CARE CLASS, covering the basics of care and nurturing is offered Oct. 13 at Spartanburg Regional Center for Women. Call 864-560-2229 or visit http://regionalwomenshealth.com.

S — A SIBLING CLASS for ages 3 – 12 is offered Oct. 20 at Spartanburg Regional Center for Women. Call 864-560-2294 or visit http://regionalwomenshealth.com.

S — A NEWBORN CARE CLASS is offered Oct. 27 at Mary Black Memorial Hospital. For registration, call 864-573-3011 or visit http://www.maryblackhealthsystem.com.

S — FAMILY BIRTHING CENTER TOURS are offered Tuesdays in October at Mary Black Memorial Hospital. For registration, call 864-573-3011 or visit http://www.maryblackhealthsystem.com.

S — A PREPARED CHILDBIRTH CLASS is offered Nov. 3 at Mary Black Memorial Hospital. For registration, call 864-573-3011 or visit http://www.maryblackhealthsystem.com.

S — BREAST-FEEDING, a class to explore the benefits and practical aspects of breast-feeding, is offered Oct. 3 at Mary Black Memorial Hospital. For registration, call 864-573-3011 or visit http://www.maryblackhealthsystem.com.

S — A BREAST-FEEDING SUPPORT GROUP meets regularly at Mary Black Memorial Hospital. For registration, call 864-573-3011 or visit http://www.maryblackhealthsystem.com.

S — A SIBLING CLASS is offered Nov. 10 at Mary Black Memorial Hospital. Big brothers and sisters can learn what to expect when a new baby comes home from the hospital. For registration, call 864-573-3011 or visit http://www.maryblackhealthsystem.com.

P — LA LECHE LEAGUE OF PICKENS AREA meets at 10 a.m. the second Tuesday of each month at the Central/Clemson Library and at 10 a.m. the fourth Monday of each month at the Anderson Library. All breast feeding mothers and mothers-to-be are welcome to attend. Babies and young children are always welcome. Call a LLL Leader for breast feeding questions and information: Gina (Seneca/Clemson area) 864-885-1023, Tara (Easley/Pickens area) 864-850-9809 or Krista (Iva/Anderson area) 864-348-6456.

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