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Celebrate National Breastfeeding Month in August 2021

WABA

August 13,2021
For Immediate Release
Jefferson County Community Health
Sarah Jane, BSN, IBCLC, PHN
Jefferson County Public Health
 360-385-9400

Celebrate National Breastfeeding Month in August 2021

Annual Breastfeeding Celebration Picnic, hosted by Jefferson County Public Health

  • Port Townsend at Chetzemoka Park, Wed. August 18th from 11am-1 pm.
  • There will be space to spread out, let older kids play nearby, a few games and gifts will be provided through WIC.
  • Bring your own snacks and beverages.
  • COVID precautions: Physical distance is encouraged; Being outside in a smaller, less crowded group is low risk; Masks will be provided, as well as hand sanitizer and surface sanitizing wipes.
  • Please stay home if you or anyone close to is sick.  
  • All families are welcome to this celebration: parents, grandparents, foster parents, adoptive parents, aunts/uncles/cousins/sisters/brothers; breastfeeding, formula feeding, or solid food eating families all welcome!

WIC breastfeeding moms attending any of the celebrations will receive a special gift package.

For more information on World Breastfeeding Week please visit the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action at http://waba.org.my/ or The World Health Organization at: http://www.who.int/life-course/news/events/world-breastfeeding-week-2018/en/

For More information on National Breastfeeding Month please visit http://www.usbreastfeeding.org/nbm

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Jefferson County Public Health
Always Working for a Safer and Healthier Community


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