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Natural Awakenings South Central Pennsylvania

Participate in The Big Latch On for Nursing Mothers

Jul 31, 2015 06:18PM

As part of World Breastfeeding Week, Om Baby Pregnancy & Parenting Center, in Camp Hill, will participate with registered locations around the world to all latch on their child beginning at 10:30 a.m., August 1. Registration begins at 10 a.m. Women that register at Om Baby for The Big Latch On will receive an entry to win a breastfeeding mini-session with Mary Ramirez, a local professional photographer. The winner will receive 20 minutes of shooting time a $50 in print credit.

All the breastfeeding women and babies simultaneously remain latched on for one minute and are counted by the witnesses. The numbers are added up and groups try to beat previous Big Latch On records

The World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action organizes World Breastfeeding Week to mark the signing of the WHO/UNICEF Innocenti Declaration, which lists the benefits of breastfeeding, plus global and governmental goals.

Location: 2201 Market St., rear. For more information, call 717-761-4975 or visit

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