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Support offered for nursing mothers

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Baby Cafe, a free breast-feeding support group, sets up shop at three new locations in April.

On Thursday, Baby Cafe will come to the Florida Department of Health in Plant City, 307 N Michigan Ave., from 10 to 11:30 a.m. On April 8, it opens at the Florida Department of Health in Tampa, 2002 E 26th Ave., from 10 to 11:30 a.m. On April 9, it opens at the Children's Board Family Resource Center, 1271 Kingsway Road, from 10 to 11:30 a.m.

The support group offers moms the chance to learn more about breast-feeding from other moms, share concerns and receive professional breast-feeding guidance and advice from a certified lactation counselor.

On a related note, the Hillsborough County Breastfeeding Task Force holds the Tampa Bay Mother-Daughter Summit April 19 from 8 to 11:30 a.m. at St. Joseph's Hospital North, 4211 Van Dyke Road. U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor will be on hand and the keynote speaker will be U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Clara H. Cobb, a U.S. assistant surgeon general.

The summit, which will include breakfast, will encourage businesses to learn the federal guidelines for nursing in the workplace and support nursing in the workplace.

To register for the summit, call (813) 443-2032 or go to baycareevents.org.

Support offered for nursing mothers 03/30/13 [Last modified: Friday, March 29, 2013 3:15pm]
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