Event to celebrate World Breastfeeding Week Aug. 4
To celebrate World Breastfeeding Week, the Oneida County Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) will host an event at Hodag Park in Rhinelander Monday, Aug. 4, at 11 a.m.
The gathering will provide an opportunity to meet other breastfeeding mothers and supporters of breastfeeding in the community. Those who participate will receive a gift bag. A breastfeeding T-shirt will be provided for babies and toddlers (sizes are limited).
Participants will have the opportunity to vote in the breastfeeding photo contest. Anyone interested in submitting a breastfeeding photo of herself and baby may send the photo, the name and contact information to Oneida County WIC, 100 W. Keenan Street, Rhinelander, WI 54501.
World Breastfeeding Week is an annual celebration observed in more than 175 countries Aug. 1 through 7. For more information, visit worldbreastfeedingweek.org.