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World Breastfeeding Week Gathering 2015

On Saturday, August 1st, the first day of World Breastfeeding Week, a Breastfeeding Celebration and Latch-On was held in Gough Park, Silver City. There were 58 people in attendance and 18 women participated in the latch on (not all pictured here)! This event was hosted by the Southwest New Mexico Breastfeeding Council, New Mexico Breastfeeding Task Force, La Clinica Birth Center, Gila Regional Medical Center and Grant County WIC. This year's World Breastfeeding Week theme focused on working women and breastfeeding. The event helped build awareness of the importance of breastfeeding and the need for the whole community to support breastfeeding families and breastfeeding women in the workplace. Congratulations to all who choose to breastfeed! For more information:

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Grant County, NM Breastfeeding Support:

The Southwest NM Breastfeeding Council:
Chris 313-5817

GRMC Lactation Consultants Mary & Cammie 538-4676

See if you are eligible…
Women, Infants and Children, Supplemental Food and Nutrition Education Program
538-5318 ext 2

Get support (for first time families)…
First Born Program (575) 388-9708

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The New Mexico Breastfeeding Task Force

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