The Global Big Latch On at Sibley
Global Big Latch On events aim to protect, promote & support breastfeeding families by: Provide support for communities to identify and grow opportunities to provide on-going breastfeeding support and promotion in local communities. Raise awareness of breastfeeding support and knowledge available locally and globally. Help communities positively support breastfeeding in public places. Make breastfeeding as normal part of day-to-day life at a local community level. Increase support for women who breastfeed – women are supported by their partners, family and their communities. Ensure communities have the resources to advocate for coordinated appropriate and accessible breastfeeding support services. Global Big Latch On events are highly successful, targeted community development initiatives that raise awareness of breastfeeding, encourage the formation of support networks between breastfeeding persons, and aim to normalize breastfeeding as a part of daily life. Registration begins at 9:00 AM. The first 200 registered participants will reveived a Sibley Gift Bag. The event will include music, family-friendly activities and light refreshments.
5255 Loughboro Rd. Northwest
Washington, DC 20016