August 1st-7th is World Breastfeeding Week. The world breastfeeding week 2016 theme is about how breastfeeding is a key element in getting us to think about how to value our well-being from the start of life. For more information about the World Breastfeeding Week Theme click here.
You can help us to celebrate World Breastfeeding Week in La Crosse! Check out some ideas below!
- Join us at The Big Latch On event that is taking place this Saturday, August 6th!
- Selfies Sunday! Breastfeeding moms can use the hashtag #mybiglatchon on Sunday, August 7th. The Big Latch On organization will count all of the breastfeeding moms and expressing moms that post pictures from around the world.
- The National WIC Association and Salud Today are partnering together to promote support for breastfeeding moms. Take a picture of yourself eating your lunch or snack under a towel or blanket and post it using the #FeedingUnderCover.
- Check out our Western Wisconsin Breastfeeding Coalition Facebook Group or Webpage. Consider joining our the coalition and supporting our activities!