Breastfeed Chicago’s World Breastfeeding Week Celebration Event will take place on Saturday, August 9, 2014 from 12pm – 3pm at the Drucker Center (1535 N. Dayton St. Chicago, IL 60642). The event will include speakers and workshops, breastfeeding-friendly vendors, children’s activities, and an exclusive Chicago Latches-On event.
A&H Childproofers, Babywearing International of Chicagoland, Blissful Births and Babies, Chicago Area Breastfeeding Coalition, Chicago Region Breastfeeding Taskforce, Chompy Chic Chewlery, Christine Sheets Birth Services, Free to Breastfeed, LatchPal by Happy Fig, Love Your Little, Moms United Against Violence and Incarceration, Nancy Mohrbacher Solutions, Inc., Neighborhood Parents Network (NPN), Nelly Belly Headbands, Peanuts and Pickles, Rush Mothers’ Milk Club, Sleep Tight Consultants/The Chicago New Moms Group, The Little Bear Foundation, Tranquil Transition Placenta services
|Abrams Gym||Program Room
Babywearing International of Chicagoland presents: Breastfeeding While Babywearing
Linda Szmulewitz of Sleep Tight Consultants:
Sleep Strategies With a Breastfeeding Baby
Sona Smith, Executive Director of Chicago Volunteer Doulas: How Doulas Help Breastfeeding
Babywearing International of Chicagoland Presents: Breastfeeding While Babywearing
Nancy Mohrbacher, IBCLC, FILCA highlights from her new book: Working and Breastfeeding Made Simple
|2:15 – 3:00pm
Peer Counselor Circle with Maria Galvan-Briseño, facilitator: Moms Helping Moms
- The Drucker Center (1535 N. Dayton Street Chicago, IL 60642) is located within a 2 minute walk of the North & Clybourn Red Line Station. Click here for walking directions. Enter on the South side of the building through the parking lot.
- Bicycle parking is available along the south side of the building.
- Bus information: Halsted #8 bus stop is at Halsted & Blackhawk (walk 3 minutes) or North Ave #72 bus is at North & Clybourn (walk 2 minutes). Enter on the South Side of the building.
- Parking: Lot available on Southwest corner of Dayton and Blackhawk. Overflow parking options: Street parking; paid lots at Freemont and Weed (cash or credit) and paid parking at the REI at Halsted and Blackhawk. Click here for map.