La Leche announces December meeting


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Posted Online: Nov. 29, 2012, 1:20 pm
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Press release submitted by RaeAnn Tucker-Marshall



The La Leche League of Henry and Stark Counties' reminds area residents that their next meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, December 12th at 7 p.m. at Kewanee Hospital. "Early Day of Breastfeeding" will be the evening's program.

Are you a new or expectant mother planning to breastfeed? Then you will want the information and encouragement that La Leche League provides. Leaders are experienced breastfeeding mothers, accredited by La Leche League International. Whether you are pregnant or already nursing, La Leche has something for you - tips and techniques shared by mothers who have enjoyed a successful breastfeeding relationship.

Malissa Campbell, La Leche Counselor, notes "We welcome new mothers, pregnant women and babies and children at our meetings."

Services available through La Leche include monthly informational meetings, lending library, and phone help for breastfeeding problems or questions.

Please join La Leche on Wednesday, December 12th for "Early Day of Breastfeeding." Remember all mothers and their babies are welcome. For more information call Malissa at (309) 927-3027.


















 




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