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The Big Latch On is August 3

The Big Latch On, an event held as part of National Breastfeeding Month (World Breastfeeding Week is Also Aug. 1-7), is designed to set a record for the most children breastfeeding simultaneously in Kentucky. The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department will partner with La Leche League of Greater Lexington and Baby Moon to host Lexington’s event, scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 3, at Baby Moon. The event highlights the importance breastfeeding has on the lifetime health of mothers and their babies. In order for moms to succeed at breastfeeding, they need the support of the entire community.

Let the community know about this event by requesting copies of the event flyer from Doraine Bailey at ext. 2348. You can also help spread the word about The Big Latch On and National Breastfeeding Month by following the health department’s Facebook and Twitter pages and sharing its posts and messages throughout August.

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