LGH To Host Breastfeeding Education Event For New Or Expecting Moms
Jul 17, 2017 05:51AM
● By Theresa Gilman
(Editor's Note: the following information was provided by Lowell General Hospital.)
Lowell, Mass. – In honor of World Breastfeeding Week, Lowell General Hospital will hold an exclusive event for new and expecting mothers on Thursday, Aug. 3 from 4:30-6:30 p.m.inside Clark Auditorium at the hospital’s main campus at 295 Varnum Ave. The event is open to moms who plan to breastfeed or already are.
Activities will include tours of The Birthplace at Lowell General Hospital, an Infant massage demonstration, a Happiest Baby on the Block infant soothing demonstration, nutrition education, car seat safety tips, giveaways, raffle prizes and more. A complimentary dinner buffet will also be provided.
Lowell General Hospital supports local mothers planning to breastfeed or who are currently breastfeeding through its many services including breastfeeding education classes, inpatient and outpatient lactation services as well as by hosting a weekly New Mother’s Support Group where additional lactation support is provided.
To register for the event or for more information, visit www.lowellgeneral.org/health or call 1-877-LGH-WELL (544-9355). Registration is preferred, and will include entry into a drawing for a free breast pump.
Lowell General Hospital is a not-for-profit, community hospital serving the Greater Lowell area and surrounding communities. With two primary campuses located in Lowell, Massachusetts, the hospital offers the latest state-of-the-art technology and a full range of medical and surgical services for patients, from newborns to seniors. For more information about Lowell General Hospital and its services, visit lowellgeneral.org, follow on Twitter @LGHWELL and Like Lowell General Hospital on Facebook.
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