Breast Feeding Workshop

Friday, November 25th, 2011

Press Release – Belize City – November 25, 2011 – A one day workshop on the “How To” of Breast feeding is being sponsored by the Breast Feeding Counselling Service of the Collet Education & Resource Center in coordination with the Baby Friendly Initiative of the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital (KHMH) on Saturday, November 26, 2011, beginning at 8.30 am. The venue will be at the ITVET on Freetown Road in Belize City.

The goal of this Workshop is to advocate Step 10 of the Baby Friendly Initiative, which in essence, is to reach out to expectant and nursing mothers to teach them the value of breast feeding and how to perform it effectively and pass the information on to others. All expectant and nursing mothers from the Collet Division in Belize City as well as other surrounding areas and interested persons are invited to attend.

The Workshop will be declared open by Dr. Gary Longsworth CEO of the KHMH. Mrs. Krishna Faber Patron of the Collet Education & Resource Center Breastfeeding Counselling Service will give the welcome remarks. The workshop will be free of cost, and refreshments will also be provided. Anyone interested in attending this Workshop should get in touch with the Collet Education and Resource Center at #227-0493.


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