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David Morgan
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Farmington and Bloomfield Celebrate World Breastfeeding Week

The New Mexico Department of Health’s Women, Infants, Children program (WIC) in Farmington and Bloomfield, NM are hosting a World Breastfeeding Week Picnic Tuesday, August 01, 2017 at 6:00 pm at Saddleback Park, 6300 Marseille Blvd. in Farmington, NM.

The no cost event is open to the public and seeks to strengthen local support for breastfeeding and to improve the health of children and women in the community. It is one of many similar events that take place annually during World Breastfeeding Week (August 1st – 7th).

Guests are encouraged to bring a side dish or desert to share. The Farmington and Bloomfield WIC employees will provide a main course and a raffle for prizes.

“Breastfeeding is the best food you can give your baby,” said Department of Health Secretary Lynn Gallagher. “Our Breastfeeding Week events educate New Mexico families of all the ways breastfeeding is the ideal food for infant growth and development.”

WIC is the Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC). It is a federal program administered by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Food and Nutrition Service, and the New Mexico Department of Health, Public Health Division.

For questions about the World Breastfeeding Week Picnic or to schedule an appointment, please contact the Farmington WIC office at 505-327-4461 or the Bloomfield WIC office at 505-634-0229.  For more information, visit the Women, Infants and Children section of our website.

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