This week is Breastfeeding Awareness Week & the month of August is National Breastfeeding Awareness Month! Schedule of events in Milwaukee include…
Breastfeeding Awareness Walk, Saturday, August 6, 9:30a.m. Alice’s Garden (Corner of 20th/Brown)
Walk to Promote, Protect and Support Breastfeeding. Proclamation issued by County Executive Chris Abele; county legislation protecting working women
Community Breastfeeding Gathering, Thursday, August 11, 5:30 p.m, YMCA-Northside, 1350 W. North Avenue
Educational session to increase awareness, includes a father session lead by a father peer advocate
Community Breastfeeding Gathering, Saturday, August 20, 11:30 p.m., YMCA-Parklawn, 4340 N. 48th Street
Educational session to increase awareness include a father session lead by a father peer advocate
Lift Up Every Baby, Saturday, August 27, 11 a.m., Carver Park, 911 W. Brown Street
Cultural ceremonial ritual ‘lifting’ every baby to good health and that they reach their first birthday breastfeeding
AUGUST IS NATIONAL BREASTFEEDING AWARENESS MONTH. Visit aabnetwork.org to attend celebratory events in Milwaukee!
Dalvery Blackwell, BA, IBCLC
Executive Director, Co-Founder
African American Breastfeeding Network, Inc.