World Breastfeeding Month

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This week is National Breastfeeding Week, and Bay County health officials will be holding an event this weekend to promote breastfeeding and help mothers.

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Tuesday marks the start of World Breastfeeding Week, and a number of Panhandle county health departments are marking the week with several events.

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It’s World Breastfeeding Week, and Okaloosa County Health officials are recognizing area businesses and hospitals for their efforts in trying to make the county breastfeeding-friendly.

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August is World Breastfeeding Month, and several local organizations are hoping a new take on breastfeeding will get more moms to try it with their babies. And, the effort seeks to educate dads about breastfeeding to get them more involved in the process.

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A new effort to get fathers involved in breastfeeding is underway in Florida. Goliath Davis, IV is the Executive Director for Citizens for A Sustainable Future, a group that seeks to focus on issues facing the African American Community and one of several Florida organizations joining the breastfeeding awareness effort.