Miami, Florida.— The Miami-Dade County Florida Department of Health (DOH) celebrates National Breastfeeding Month in August. In recognition, various Miami-Dade County organizations have partnered to host 2022 BreastfeedMIAMI. This year’s theme— Together we do great things! – emphasizes the power and impact of our collective efforts on families and communities. This happens through our daily efforts as we provide services, support and education to all babies, mothers, fathers and the family unit.
BreastfeedMIAMI is a community catalyst in breastfeeding advocacy, promotion and support to empower mothers, fathers, partners and families to breastfeed their children throughout Miami-Dade County. BreastfeedMIAMI envisions Miami-Dade County as a breastfeeding-friendly community with equity, diversity, and inclusion.
To celebrate National Breastfeeding Month, BreastfeedMiami will be hosting various events throughout the community. All events are free and open to the public.
- Family Breastfeeding Awareness DayFamily Breastfeeding Awareness Day will kick off National Breastfeeding Month and during World Breastfeeding Week. The event will host The Latch On, children’s activities, parent workshops, raffles and the Art of Breastfeeding exhibition.
Saturday August 6e9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.Doral, Florida 33178
Doral Legacy Park
11400 street NW 82
- Girl Talk: Movie Night at the Virtual Breastfeeding CaféStarring movie: The Milky Way
Visit the Art of Breastfeeding exhibit, participate in raffles and enjoy refreshments.
friday august 12e5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Wellcare Welcome Center Room & Zoom
9552 SW 160 Street
Miami, Florida 33137
- Closing exhibition Art of BreastfeedingThe Art of Breastfeeding is a visual exhibit showcasing the beauty and diversity of breastfeeding, pump feeding, and breastfeeding among mothers, fathers, and members of diverse backgrounds. family and ethnic.
Saturday August 27e11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Jessie Trice Community Health System
20612 NW 27 Avenue
Miami Gardens, FL 33056
BreastfeedMIAMI acknowledges event sponsors, City of Doral, Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade, The Children’s Trust, Kiwanis of North-Dade, Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, Zen Mama Love, South Miami Hospital, My Mom Glow, Community Medical Group and Sunshine Health who are committed to BreastfeedMIAMI’s mission in supporting families in Miami-Dade County.
Miami-Dade WIC provides healthy foods, nutrition education, breastfeeding support, and family resources to more than 60,000 women, infants, children, and families in Miami-Dade County. If you are pregnant, recently postpartum, or caring for a child under five, you can get personalized support for you and your family at one of our WIC centres. Applying is easy, just call our Appointment Center at 786.336.1300, Monday through Friday, 7:15 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Visit us at www.miamidadewic.org.