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Posted on: July 24, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Celebration of Annual World Breastfeeding Week August 1-7, 2018

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July 23rd 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact:
Sarah Jane, BSN PHN
Jefferson County Public Health
360-385-9400

Jefferson County Public Health celebrates World Breastfeeding Week August 1st-7th 2018



Suky and Hannah2Annual World Breastfeeding Week Picnic

  • In Port Townsend at Chetzemoka Park, Wed August 1st from 11am-1pm
  • Bring lunch or snacks to enjoy, no food or beverages are provided officially
  • All families are welcome to celebrate: parents, grandparents, foster parents, adoptive parents, aunts/uncles/cousins/sisters/brothers; breastfeeding, formula feeding, or solid food eating families all welcome!

World Breastfeeding Week booth sponsored in partnership with Jefferson County Public Health, the Jefferson County Farmer’s Market and Jefferson Healthcare:

  • Wednesday August 1st from 2pm-6pm at the new location within the Haines Place Park & Ride in Port Townsend
  • Saturday August 4th 9am-2pm at the Uptown Farmer’s Market in Port Townsend

WIC breastfeeding moms who are able to attend any of the celebrations will receive a special gift package.

For more information on World Breastfeeding Week contact Jefferson County Public Health at 360.385.9400, or visist the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action or the World Health Organization.


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