Are you ready to
Come gather at The Giggling Green Bean for
The Big Latch On!We'll meet at 10 to give everyone time to register and settle in before the official count at 10:30. Followed by a (very informal) potluck afterward -- if you'd like to stay, please bring something to share -- whether it's a main dish, brownies, or some cut up apples!
RSVP at Eventbrite for this FREE Event!
More info directly from The Big Latch On:
On the 1 - 7th of August every year, to raise awareness of the benefits of breastfeeding and the need for global support, the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action organizes World Breastfeeding Week. World Breastfeeding Week, August 1-7, is celebrated in 120 countries and marks the signing of the WHO/UNICEF document Innocenti Declaration, which lists the benefits of breastfeeding, plus global and governmental goals.
To mark this occasion on Friday 3rd and Saturday 4th August 2012 at 10:30am thousands of breastfeeding women and their babies/children across the world will gather in their own communities to take part in the Big Latch On, a synchronized breastfeeding event in multiple locations.
The first Big Latch On took place in Aotearoa New Zealand in 2005 and has now taken off globally. It was introduced to Portland, Oregon in 2010 by Joanne Edwards and in 2011, 5687 women participated in the Global
This year we are aiming to once again break this record!