National Breastfeeding Day on May 2
Davao City (28 April) -- All Breastfeeding Mothers are invited to join the simultaneous national breastfeeding activity on May 2, 2007 (Wednesday) at selected breastfeeding sites usually at hospitals, Day Care Centers, Health Centers, Churches, or at the NCCC Chain of Stores and SM-Davao.
This activity is spearheaded by the Children for Breastfeeding, a non-government organization, and led by the DSWD. The activity dubbed as "Sabay-sabay Sumuso sa Nanay" is an event to show to the world that mothers have the right to breastfeed even in public and that breastmilk is the ONLY best milk for infants and children age 2 years and beyond. Thus, this activity will be submitted also to the Guiness Book of World Records.
Registration on May 2 shall start at 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at identified sites. At 10:00 A.M. every breastfeeding mother shall be counted. For more information, please call DOH-XI at 226-4826, 305-1910, 305-1907, or call Helen Calatrava of DSWD at 227-1964.To all breastfeeding mothers - be proud, be there, be counted. (DOH-PIA XI) [top]