MCHD To Celebrate World Breastfeeding Week

August 6, 2018

The Marion County Health Department will celebrate World Breastfeeding Week on Aug. 7, 2018. The theme of World Breastfeeding Week this year is ” Breastfeeding: Foundation of Life.”

Breastfeeding is a universal solution that levels the playing field, giving everyone a fair start in life it improves the health, well-being, and survival of women and children around the world.
Marion County Health Department will celebrate at 10 a.m. in their Centralia office and at 2 p.m. in their Salem office. There will be refreshments, drawings for prizes, and “Mommy and Me” photos taken. Breastfeeding moms, pregnant women who want to breastfeed, babies, toddlers, and sibling are invited to attend.

For more information call 532-6518 in Centralia or 548-3878 in Salem.