Breastfeeding Bag Distribution
It is common in the United States for some hospitals, obstetricians and pediatricians to give pregnant women and new mothers a gift bag. Most often, these gift bags are given to healthcare providers free from major infant formula companies. The bags contain coupons from various retailers, samples of infant-related items (such as diapers, wipes and diaper cream), information on parenting, and most importantly, items that promote formula feeding, including formula samples, infant feeding bottles, and formula coupons.
Sound scientific research shows that distribution of bags containing formula is related to lower levels of breastfeeding initiation and shorter breastfeeding duration than when bags containing information on breastfeeding without infant formula samples are provided .... Read More
Breastfeeding Project Featured on Mama Natural
6th Annual Big Latch On
The Breastfeeding Project is thrilled to host our 6th Annual Big Latch On! The Big Latch On is an international event where women join together to break the world record for the most babies to breastfeed at the same time. We need witnesses too, so come out to show support even if you are not breastfeeding. The latch on takes place at 10:30 sharp so please arrive by 10:00 to get signed in.
Our event will take place from 9:30am-12:00 at 1470 Myrtle Lake Hills Road, Longwood, FL 32750.
Please RSVP here and invite your friends!
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For information on becoming a vendor or sponsor for our event click here.
Watch episode twenty-two of Mama Natural here, featuring The Breastfeeding Project:
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