Help Chicago Celebrate World Breastfeeding Week

World Breastfeeding Week, a global celebration of breastfeeding families and their supporters, is August 1-7 this year. We want your help to make it special for Chicagoland mamas and their kiddos!

We are Breastfeed Chicago, a mom-powered non-profit organization with over 22,000 followers. We support breastfeeding families through mother-to-mother support, the connection to local resources, and advocacy on their behalf.

We’re asking YOU for a simple video (phone camera is fine!) at 20 seconds or less.

Talking point examples are:

  • Why you decided to breastfeed.
  • Breastfeeding is great for moms and babies.
  • Congrats to all the parents who breastfeed their children and the professionals who support them.
  • Keep creating a breastfeeding-friendly Chicagoland.
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    Happy World Breastfeeding Week! “Let’s Make It Work!”

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