Anyone who supports breastfeeding is welcome to join the West Allis/West Milwaukee Breastfeeding Coalition at the BIG Latch On on Friday, Aug. 2 from 9:30 a.m. - Noon at the West Allis Farmers Market, 6501 W. National Ave.
What is the BIG Latch On?
It is part of a global event taking place ar registered locations around the world, where women gather together to breastfeed and offer peer support to each other.
Who counts during the BIG Latch On?
Children who are latched, use of a nipple shield or supplemental nursing system, expressing milk with a pump or hands, and children receiving expressed or donor breast milk.
Something new this year is a free mom & baby breastfeeding photo session by Miranda Zynda-Kneeland of Reminisce Studio. Limited photo sessions are available. To get more information and secure your photo time, please pre-register for the BIG Latch On by clicking here, or by calling 414-302-8642.
Get ready for the count down to latch at 10:20 a.m. There will be door prizes, refreshments, exhibits, and more!