4400 Emile Street • Omaha, NE
(402) 559-4500 • (800) 371-1244

Contact the Olson Women's Health Resource Center:

(402) 559-6345
(800) 775-2855


Childbirth Classes

If you are planning on delivering at our hospital, The Nebraska Medical Center, you are able to register for their childbirth, lamaze, sibling, or breastfeeding educational classes.  All classes are hosted at the Olson Center. For more information on the hospital classes, please call (800) 922-0000.

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Breastfeeding & Pregnancy for Families Curriculum 

The Olson Center’s lactation counselors offer prenatal classes designed to prepare you to meet your new baby such as Getting to Know Your Baby, Nutrition for You & Your Growing Baby, Hospital Preparation, and more!  On Tuesdays at 5:30 pm, Mommy & Me Support Group is offered to all expecting & new moms.  For more information on these classes and support group, please call (402) 915-1559.

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Upcoming Events

August: World Breastfeeding Week

Each year, World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated during August 1-7. To support this important event and help educate women and our community, the Olson Center is hosting a day of education and fun on Tuesday, August 5th in the Olson Center Lobby.

10 am - 2 pm Exhibits will feature massage, yoga, babywearing, nursing bras and fitting, breast pumps and supplies, milk donation, lactation counseling, and more!
12 - 1 pm - Lecture titled "Skin to Skin and the Sacred Hour" and presented by Olson Center lactation counselors. Registration required. 402-559-6345.  *1.0 contact hour nursing credit is available for $10.

October: Women's Health & Wellness Conference

The 17th annual Omaha Women's Health & Wellness Conference will take place on October 3, 2014. The conference is hosted by UNMC, The Nebraska Medical Center, UNO, WELCOM, & the Olson Center.  The conference includes health screenings (e.g. cardiovascular risk), activities (like yoga and massage), talks on topics such as breast cancer, stroke prevention, and fertility, products and services for sale (e.g. books, home services), and more. Registration will begin August 1st.  Sponsorship exhibits available.  www.omahawomenshealthandwellness.org

Brown Bag Lectures

The Women's Health Resource Center provides on-going education for the University of Nebraska Medical Center through a monthly brown bag lecture series. The lectures are available in person or online through the video library. 

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Breastfeeding Conference 2015

Keynote Speakers
Coming in 2015!

Target audience
Physicians (OB/GYN, pediatric and family medicine), nurses, lactation consultants, registered dietitians, residents, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurse midwives, breastfeeding advocates, social workers, and students.

Coming in 2015!

Continuing education
Continuing education is offered.

About the conference
In it's tenth year, the one-day conference is sponsored by Olson Center for Women's Health and the University of Nebraska Medical Center in cooperation with UNMC College of Nursing and UNMC Center for Continuing Education and is offered to healthcare professionals. The conference corporate sponsor is UNMC Physicians.

Conference facts from 2013's conference:

  • 360 attendees
  • 18 exhibitors

Exhibit space was full for 2013! To find out how you can exhibit at the 2015 conference, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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