It’s a comfortable, relaxing place for breastfeeding moms and pregnant women to get advice, guidance and education on breastfeeding. The Baby Cafe at United Memorial Medical Center recently celebrated its fourth anniversary.
The café also allows moms to connect with other moms and share experiences. It’s FREE of charge and no appointments are necessary.
It’s open every Tuesday from 11 am-1 pm at Cary Hall, 211 East Main Street, Batavia. For more information, call (585) 344-5480.
Background: Baby Café USA is a non-profit organization that coordinates a network of breastfeeding drop-in centers run by lactation specialists.
UMMC also recently held its fourth annual Big Latch On to promote breastfeeding awareness in the community. Several local organizations participated and offered services, including a car seat safety check. The event is in connection with the Global Big Latch On.
Background: The Global Big Latch On is an international organization working to support and normalize breastfeeding while encouraging a community network of support among breastfeeding families.