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Ranson hospital hosts Big Latch On breastfeeding event

July 19, 2013

RANSON, W.Va. -- —  University Healthcare Jefferson Medical Center will hold its third annual Big Latch On event at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 3. 

The event will be held in the medical center’s first floor conference room, and all area women who are breastfeeding their babies or children are invited to attend.  

Each year, to raise awareness of the benefits of breastfeeding, the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action organises World Breastfeeding Week from Aug. 1 to 7. 

Breastfeeding women and their babies gather in their communities on Aug. 2 and 3 to take part in the Big Latch On, a synchronized breastfeeding event. In 2012, 8,862 children participated around the world.

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Breastfeeding contributes to the normal growth and development of babies/children.  

For more information, visit www.biglatchon.org or contact Amy Blue, RN, in the JMC Obstetrics Unit at 304-728-1713 or ablue@wvuhealthcare.com


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