Tuesday, July 21, 2015

World Breastfeeding Week 2015

We have some fun events planned for Flagstaff's WBW celebration this year!

For breastfeeding moms and their supporters, La Leche League of Flagstaff is hosting both Live, Love, Latch! and the Global Big Latch On events at Wheeler Park again this year on August 1st @ 10:00 a.m.. More info on the Facebook event page.

 Alpine Pedaler is sponsoring a fundraiser for La Leche League of Flagstaff on August 6th at 6:30p.m. Discounted seat tickets are only $20 and the proceed will be donated to LLL of Flagstaff. For more information and to purchase tickets go to the Facebook event page.

For the breastfeeding professionals, AZ Department of Health Services brings us a teleconference with Dr. Nils Bergman, from UMC in Tucson where he will be speaking on Kangaroo Mother Care and breastfeeding. This free lecture will be webcast

August 6th from 8:00am- 4:00pm
FMC's Education Building in the Sycamore room
Sign up at Survey Monkey here.

And you can learn more about Dr Bergman at his website here.

Another treat for the Lactation professionals... Dr Jack Newman is speaking in Chinle! 

Dr Newman is an a Pediatrician that specializes in breastfeeding support and advocacy.  He is the author of Dr Jack Newman's Guide to Breastfeeding and The Ultimate Book of Breastfeeding Answers. He is a really great speaker. Here's the info for that event:

August 8, Saturday, 9:00-4:30 pm
Chinle Behavioral Health Treatment Center, Rte. 7, 1.5 miles E of Hwy. 191. No Fee to attend.
NO FEE To Attend
Lunch is on your own.
Please keep in mind that they are one hour ahead of us, and plan your trip accordingly.
The contact person for this event in Chinle: Megan Ross, PHN  928-674-7174

That is the line-up for WBW 2015! 
Please feel free to contact us for questions and certainly get in touch if you are interested in helping and joining our team of Flagstaff's local breastfeeding coalition. We are here to support, promote and normalize breastfeeding. Peace, Love and Breastfeeding! 


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