World Breastfeeding Week Events 2017

WIC Agency Date of Event/Time Location Event Description Open to public?
Neighborhood WIC/Public Health Solutions August 1st @ 10am 2555 Ocean Avenue, 2nd floor, Brooklyn NY 11221 Breastfeeding game, Breastfeeding Facts or Fictions, Positioning Techniques for Breastfeeding, Gifts and Refreshments No
Neighborhood WIC/Public Health Solutions August 1st @ 10a 90-40 160th Street, Jamaica NY 11432 Exercise activity, Presentation on maintaining milk supply, Interactive activities, Breastfeeding testimonies and gifts. No
Elmhurst Hospital August 1st Elmhurst Hospital 79-01 Broadway, Elmhurst, NY 11373. 41st Ave between 80th and 81st streets Breastfeeding Health Fair at the Farmers Market:Attendees will have an opportunity to learn about the benefits of breastfeeding services at WIC and connect with moms who are breastfeeding. Contact Information: Gloria Gallego 718-334-2833/2582
Neighborhood WIC/Public Health Solutions August 1st @11a, August 2nd & 3rd @ 2p 42-60 Main Street, Suite 1, Flushing, NY 11355 Hawaiian inspired games and activities, Breastfeeding True or False, Q & A on the benefits of breastfeeding and goodie bag. No

WIC Agency Date of Event/ Time Location Event Description Open to public?
The Brooklyn Hospital Center WIC Program 8/2 @ 11:00 AM- 2:00PM Caledonian Site 485 Coney Island Ave, Brooklyn NY 11218 Breastfeeding Education Session,• Breastfeeding trivia, • Group activities and prizes. Light refreshments Yes
The Brooklyn Hospital Center WIC Program 8/2 @ 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Downtown Campus Site 121 DeKalb Avenue Brooklyn NY 11201, Women's Health Center Healthy Babies, Happy Mothers Presentation -Introduction of WBW theme, Myths and facts, Breastfeeding the first year milestones and benefits, Breastfeeding saves lives- let’s talk about safety, Breastfeeding support and resources No Contact 718-250- 8139 or 8168 for more information
The Brookly Hospital Center 8/2 @ 11:00 PM- 2:00 PM Bedford Stuyvesant Site - 1606 Fulton Street, Brooklyn NY 11213 Overcoming Breastfeeding Obstacles Together - World Breastfeeding Week theme and highlights, Breastfeeding trivia, Demystifying the breastfeeding myths, question and answer For more infomation, contact 718-773-4126
The Brooklyn Hospital Center WIC Program 8/2 @11:00AM- 12:00 PM Crown Heights Site - 535 Empire Blvd, Brooklyn NY 11225 Community Breastfeeding Promotion - Breastfeeding resources table, Breastfeeding education and peer counselor program promotion, WIC Program promotion and information Yes
The Brooklyn Hospital Center WIC Program 8/2 @ 11:00AM- 12:00 PM 8th Avenue Site - 771 61st Street, Brooklyn NY 11220 Breastfeeding Station- Community WIC Program and Breastfeeding Promotion – Activities, Why should you breastfeed?, How can the community support breastfeeding?, Light refreshments For more information contact 718-745- 3259 ext 331
The Brooklyn Hospital Center WIC Program 8/2 @ 10:00 AM -12:00 PM CABS Health Center - 94-98 Manhattan Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11206 Breastfeeding Promotion at The CABS Health Center - WIC Program and Breastfeeding information table, Breastfeeding workshop for prenatal and breastfeeding patients Yes
The Brooklyn Hospital Center WIC Program 8/2 @ 11:00 AM – 2:00PM East New York Site - 1079 Liberty Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11208 Sustaining Breastfeeding Together - Breastfeeding awareness and Mother’s community of support- discussion, Raffles and awards, Breastfeeding and WIC Program Promotion activities Yes
Neighborhood WIC/Public Health Solutions 8/2 @ 10am 12-26 31st Avenue, Astoria, NY 11106 Icebreaker/FIT WIC, Discussion and testimonials, interactive game/activity, food demo and giveaways No
Jamaica Hospital WIC Program 8/2 @ 9a - 12pm Flushing Hospital Medical Center - 4500 Parsons Blvd, Flushing, NY 11355 WIC will have a table in the lobby promoting breastfeeding providing breastfeeding literature and information to patients as the enter Yes
The Brooklyn Hospital Center WIC Program 8/3 @ 11:00 AM- 12:30 PM Prospect Park - Caton Avenue Brooklyn NY 11226 Breastfeeding Awareness Walk - TBHC Breastfeeding team and WIC participants demonstration, Breastfeeding discussion, Breastfeeding mothers sharing stories of success, WIC Program and Breastfeeding promotion Yes
The Brooklyn Hospital Center WIC Program 8/3 @ 12:00 PM -100 PM Downtown Campus -121 DeKalb Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11201 Overcoming Breastfeeding Obstacles Together - Breastfeeding information session, Breastfeeding mothers nutritional needs,Breast milk an essential food for the baby, Cooking demonstration , Presentation of certificates to mothers, Light refreshments Yes
The Brooklyn Hospital Center WIC Program 8/3 @ 10:30a - 11:30am 8th Avenue Site - 771 61st Street, Brooklyn NY 11220 The Asian community Sustaining Breastfeeding Together - World breastfeeding Week theme highlights, Breastfeeding obstacles and solutions, Healthy diet for the postpartum women, Baby can latch on- peer counselor presentation, Light refreshments yes
The Brooklyn Hospital Center WIC Program 8/3 @ 11am - 1p Food Bazaar Supermarket - 21 Manhattan Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11206 World Breastfeeding Week Community Awareness - Breastfeeding information table at the Food Bazaar supermarket, Shopping tour, WIC healthy recipes, Nutrition education session Yes
The Brooklyn Hospital Center WIC Program 8/3 @ 11:00 AM- 2:00 PM East New York Site 1079 Liberty Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11208 Mothers’ Making It Work Outside The Home - Returning to work and making breastfeeding preparation, Breastfeeding Support for the working mother, Breastfeeding questions and answers, Prizes, Light refreshments Yes
The Brooklyn Hospital Center WIC Program 8/3 @ 3pm - 4pm Blake and Milford Day care Center334 Milford Street, Brooklyn NY 11208 WIC Program and Breastfeeding Presentation at Blake and Milford Day care Center - How does WIC support families and breastfeeding mothers, Breastfeeding peer counseling services, Breastfeeding materials and resources Yes
Neighborhood WIC/Public Health Solutions 8/3 @ 10am 335 Central Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11221 @ 10am Discussion on "Sustaining Breastfeeding Together,” Testimonials, Jaundice – What is it? Skin to skin in the first hour, Walk-a-thon, food demo – Salad rich in folic acid and gift. No
Neighborhood WIC/Public Health Solutions 8/3 @ 10am 519 East Tremont, Bronx NY 10457 @ 10am We Can Work It Out - Managing breastfeeding schedule while making plans to return to work. Yes
The Brooklyn Hospital Center WIC Program 8/4 @ 12pm - 1pm Downtown Campus Site - 121 DeKalb Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11201 Overcoming Breastfeeding Obstacles Together - Introduction of WBW theme, Myths and facts, Breastfeeding the first year milestones and benefits, Breastfeeding support and resources, Presentation of certificates to mothers, Light refreshments Yes
The Brooklyn Hospital Center WIC Program 8/4 @ 8th Avenue Site , 771 61st Street, Brooklyn, NY 11220 World Breastfeeding Week 2017 Awareness – Activities, Latch-on hour at the WIC clinic, Breastfeeding position and latch-on techniques demonstration, Overcoming breastfeeding barriers- discussion For more information, contact 718-745-3259 ext. 331
Bedstuy Family Health Center WIC Program 8/4 @ 10am -12pm 1360 Fulton Street, Brooklyn NY 11213 Restoration Plaza (West Entrance, in front of Applebee’s) Ninth Annual World Breastfeeding Celebration FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL (718) 857-4375 OR (718) 857 4268
Cornerstone Family Healthcare WIC Program Friday August 4th from 9:30 am -11:30 am Community Room at 147 Lake Street, Newburgh NY 12550 Cornerstone Family Healthcare WIC Program welcomes pregnant and breastfeeding women to our Live, Love, Latch a breastfeeding celebration.Light refreshments will be served along with breastfeeding games and raffles. For more information please call Franceen at 845-568-5473. please call Franceen at 845-568-5473
Jamaica Hospital WIC Program 8/4 @ 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m NYCBLC Annual Subway Caravan - from Sutphin (Jamaica) subway station to City Hall and then to Brooklyn Restoration Plaza Queens Breastfeeding Alliance members, breastfeeding mothers and their children will take the subway from Sutphin (Jamaica) subway station to City Hall and then to Brooklyn Restoration Plaza Yes
Jamaica Hospital WIC Program 8/5 @ 7:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m 134-20 Jamaica AvenueRichmond Hill, NY 11418 Jamaica Jams Street Fair -Jamaica Hospital WIC Program will have a table and tent to provide breastfeeding information and literature to the community, especially pregnant women Yes
Wyckoff Medical Center WIC 8/11 316a Himrod St, Suite 1. Brooklyn, NY - 11237 718-963-6471 Breastfeeding Moms Play Date Breastfeeding moms can bring their babies and to be physically active. We will take a short walk to a nearby park and spread our blankets for a while. This will allow some time for moms to connect with each other and for their babies to enjoy some (protected) sunlight. After that we will return to the office for light refreshments. If it is too hot or raining, we will do everything at the WIC office conference room, blankets and all. Contact for more informationBuckner, Eileen ebuckner@wyckoffhospital.org
Neighborhood WIC/Public Health Solutions 8/16 @ 10:30am 853 Onderdonk Avenue, Ridgewood, NY 11385 World Breastfeeding Celebration - Join us to find out Why the world celebrates breastfeeding, why babies needs mother's milk. Also learn, start, manage and enjoy breastfeeding. Refreshments will be served, along with bags of goodies! No
Jamaica Hospital WIC Program 8/19 @ 9:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m 134-20 Jamaica Avenue -Women's medical center parkingRichmond Hill, NY 11418 Health Fair with Health First - WIC will provide breastfeeding literature and information to attendees. A table will be set up, also networking with other providers. Yes
Jamaica Hospital WIC Program 8/23 @ 10:30am 103-24 Roosevelt Ave. 3rd floor, Corona, NY 11368 World Breastfeeding Celebration - Join us for activities, games, prizes and snacks. Activities include: Roulette with myths about breastfeeding, Breastfeeding latching techniques, Recipes and demonstrations using breast milk. No