Infant massage classes, tea, line dancing and free diapers will be offered at a World Breastfeeding Week event in Richmond next week.
Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) and its partners are holding a number of events countywide in conjunction with World Breastfeeding Week.
The Richmond event will occur from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Aug. 4 at the Women, Infants and Children center at 100 38th St. Moms and family and friends are invited to the free event.
The public will have an opportunity to “learn more about the health benefits of breastfeeding for infants and mothers,” according to a CCHS statement.
Below is a full lists of events around Contra Costa County where World Breastfeeding Week “will be celebrated.
Monday, August 1: 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Pittsburg Health Center, 2311 Loveridge Rd., Pittsburg.
Tuesday, August 2: 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Brentwood Health Center, 171 Sand Creek Rd., Suite A, Brentwood
Tuesday, August 2: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center (CCRMC), 2500 Alhambra Road, Martinez
Wednesday, August 3: 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Concord WIC Site, 2355 Stanwell Circle, Concord
Thursday, August 4: 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Richmond WIC Site, 100 38th Street in Richmond. Line dancing, infant massage classes and tea for family and friends of pregnant women, adding to the fun.
Saturday, August 6: Moms and families are welcome at the Contra Costa County Community Baby Shower, focused on fighting health disparities affecting African Americans, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Stewart Memorial Christian Methodist Church on 580 Front Street, and the First Baptist Church of Pittsburg on 204 Odessa Avenue.
For more information and a schedule of events, visit cchealth.org/wic/breastfeeding.
Photo: Infant Massage USA
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