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Posted on: August 12, 2021

Celebrate National Breastfeeding Month in August 2021


August 13,2021
For Immediate Release
Jefferson County Community Health
Sarah Jane, BSN, IBCLC, PHN
Jefferson County Public Health

Celebrate National Breastfeeding Month in August 2021

Annual Breastfeeding Celebration Picnic, hosted by Jefferson County Public Health

  • Port Townsend at Chetzemoka Park, Wed. August 18th from 11am-1 pm.
  • There will be space to spread out, let older kids play nearby, a few games and gifts will be provided through WIC.
  • Bring your own snacks and beverages.
  • COVID precautions: Physical distance is encouraged; Being outside in a smaller, less crowded group is low risk; Masks will be provided, as well as hand sanitizer and surface sanitizing wipes.
  • Please stay home if you or anyone close to is sick.  
  • All families are welcome to this celebration: parents, grandparents, foster parents, adoptive parents, aunts/uncles/cousins/sisters/brothers; breastfeeding, formula feeding, or solid food eating families all welcome!

WIC breastfeeding moms attending any of the celebrations will receive a special gift package.

For more information on World Breastfeeding Week please visit the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action at or The World Health Organization at:

For More information on National Breastfeeding Month please visit


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