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World Breastfeeding Week focuses on empowering parents to reach breastfeeding goals


The Woods County Health Department joins the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDS) in promoting World Breastfeeding Week Aug. 1-7, with the theme “Empower Parents, Enable Breastfeeding.”

Empowerment is a process that requires evidence-based, unbiased information and support to create the enabling environment where mothers can breastfeed optimally. Breastfeeding is the mother's domain and when fathers, partners, families, workplaces and communities support her, breastfeeding improves.

The Woods County Health Department will be providing lactation support services to promote the bene...

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