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Family Fun Walk for World Breastfeeding Week

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BILLINGS, Mont. -

World Breastfeeding Week is August 1st-7th.

The goal is to raise awareness about the benefits of breastfeeding and support mothers who do. The 2nd Annual Family Fun Walk is being held here in Billings to raise awareness. The walk will focus on the five circles of support for women that include family and social network, the workplace, response to crisis or emergency, government and legislation, and healthcare systems.

"The goal is to promote, support, and protect breastfeeding within the community of Billings. And, the way we kind of do that is put our heads together, get awareness out there of the important of breastfeeding and supporting moms who are breastfeeding," said Elsa Petersson, Lactation Consultant with RiverStone Health WIC.

The 2nd Annual Family Fun Walk in sponsored by the Billings Breastfeeding Coalition. It's Saturday, August 3rd from 9 to 11 AM at Pioneer Park.