Contra Costa County
August 2, 2012 "Contra Costa County World Breastfeeding Week Celebration"
The event will be during the farmers’ market with live music. Raffle prizes include nursing covers, baby quilts and gift bags. Various booths in attendance
include nutrition, breastfeeding, lead prevention program and perinatal guidance program. There will als be a cooking demo including how to make your own
baby food. Click here for flyer.
Fresno County- Fresno
August 4- "7th Annual Breastfeeding Awareness Walk and Celebration"
Sponsored by Fresno County's Babies First Breastfeeding Task Force. : The event features the August Breastfeeding Awareness Month proclamation from
the County of Fresno, speakers, 2 mile walk around the park, entertainment, refreshments, information tables, raffle and the opportunity for nursing
mothers/babies to participate in the “Big Latch-On”. Click here for flyer. For more information contact Laurie Misaki or Pat Tello at (559) 600-3330.
August 11- 10 am Breastfeeding Awareness Walk and Swim
Come join the fun! We will walk around the block and then end at the pool! Refreshments provided but feel free to bring a snack to share if you like. Bring
swim suits and a towel. All ages welcome! R.S.V.P. via FB, email : email@example.com or call 393-4148 Hope to see you there! Feel free to
invite anyone interested or past, present and future breastfeeding mamas.Location: 2400 Goldenrod St. ste.100 Bakersfield, CA 93308
August 7-11am-1pm "6th Annual Breastfeeding Awareness Walk"
6th Annual Breastfeeding Awareness Walk to celebrate and promote the health benefits of breastfeeding.Walk starts at Noon
Besides the walk there will be a health fair with local agencies providing resource information, raffle, prizes/giveaways, free T-shirts, kids activities,
food demos, farmers market, music and more.
Location: 632 E. Alisal St, Salinas, CA
August 1- 12pm- Mother Baby Friendly Workplace Awards
Awards issued to workplaces within the Sacramento region who have gone above and beyond to support breastfeeding for their employees at the Sacramento State Capital presented by the Breastfeeding Coalition of Greater Sacramento.
Contact Jennifer Pettus at JenniferP@cresource.org for more details.
San Diego County
August 3- 8:30am- SDCBC Grand Rounds with Dr. Lars Bode; “Human Milk Oligosaccharides – Every Baby Needs a Sugar Mama”
Located at Rady Children’s Hospital – San Diego, Main Office Building (MOB), Suite 113 3030 Children’s Way San Diego, CA 92123
Free Parking Across from MOB in Parking Deck. Feel Free to contact Heidi Burke-Pevney, IBCLC at (760) 443-8683 or visit their website.
San Joaquin County- Stockton
August 5- 1:00-5:00 pm "3rd Annual Birth, Baby and Bonding Fair"
Sponsored by the Breastfeeding Coalition of San Joaquin County. A celebration for expectant and new parents with exhibits from local community
organizations and businesses, mini-workshops, a fashion show featuring maternity, nursing and baby-wearing, raffle prizes and free goodie bags for the
first 400 expectant and new moms. Click here for flyer. For more information, see the Coalition website or contact Mary Woelfel at (209) 468-3267.
August 7- 10:00 am-3:00 pm "Breastfeeding Celebration"
Sponsored by Delta Health Care. A celebration for expecting and new parents, breastfeeding moms, WIC participants and the community. Booths and
exhibits from community organizations and vendors. Goodie bags, raffle prizes and a photo booth. Special guest speaker is nationally known cartoonist,
Keith Knight, speaking on "The Bestfed are Breastfed: Breastfeeding from a Husband's Perspective." For more information contact Delta Health Care at
August 8- 10am World Walk for Breastfeeding
Members will take part in Tuolumne County LLL's annual World Walk for Breastfeeding at Pinecrest Lake.
Health Care Provider Folders: We provide local health care providers that see breastfeeding mothers and babies with folders containing updated information on breastfeeding, including our local breastfeeding resources and LLL flyers, fact sheets about breastfeeding challenges common in our area, and updates on breastfeeding support and science. We also bring them home-baked cookies.
Medications and Mothers' Milk: This year, we are giving copies of the 2012 Medications and Mothers' Milk reference guide to our local pediatricians, OB/GYNs, and Birth Center.
Gift Basket: The mother of the first breastfeeding baby born in Tuolumne County on August 1 receives a gift basket valued around $100 containing a Maya wrap, “The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding” book, a manual breast pump, cloth nursing pads, and other items from local breastfeeding-friendly businesses.
August 15,from 9-12 - "Baby Fair”
The WIC Program is hosting a fair for pregnant moms and parents of infants up to 6 months of age. Activities and information will include programs from our Peer Counselors, MCAH, SNAP-Ed, Car Seats, Infant Massage, CHDP, Folic Acid, Immunizations, Lead, and others! The event will include a few games and raffle prizes. Location:the community hall, 1425 Veterans Memorial Circle, right next door to the WIC office and Public Health Department. For more details contact Tina for at (530)822-5951.
August 7- 10:00 am "Breastfeeding Friendly Awards and World Breastfeeding Week Proclamation"
Sponsored by the Breastfeeding Coalition of Ventura County. Ten minute presentation to the Ventura County Board of Supervisors – announcement &
presentation of Breastfeeding Friendly Award winners, proclamation presented to the Breastfeeding Coalition of Ventura County by the Board of
Supervisors acknowledging World Breastfeeding Week. A support march from a local park precedes the presentation and a celebratory picnic at the park
follows the presentation. For more information, see their website or contact Patty Zoll at (805) 477-7234.