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Clearwater Breastfeeding Celebration

Clearwater Breatfeeding CelebrationOn Monday, October 1, 2012, Success By 6 and the Clearwater Breastfeeding Group hosted the annual event to support women who are breastfeeding in the community.  This event has been spearheaded from the International Breastfeeding Challenge Day that encourages communities and cities to raise awareness and promotion of the health benefits of breastfeeding.

7 mothers who are currently breastfeeding their children attended the celebration in Clearwater at the Community Resource Centre.  Success By 6 Coordinator Heather Adamson, Clearwater Breastfeeding Group leader Liz Shook, Public Health Nurse Crystal Wadlegger and Prenatal & Early Years Home Visiting staff Tammy Whelen & Diane Henry were also in attendance to provide information on their programs and how they can provide breastfeeding support to women in the community.

Lunch was provided and gift bags were sent home with each mother.