In on the challenge

Fourteen mothers and their babies took part in the 2019 Breastfeeding Challenge on Saturday at the Our Kids Count location on Crawford Street.

Fourteen moms and babies took part in the 2019 Breastfeeding Challenge on Saturday at the Our Kids Count location on Crawford Street.

The worldwide initiative, which attempted to break the record for most moms breastfeeding simultaneously, was the 22nd edition of the event focusing on breastfeeding education.

Nancy Hoeve, a La Leche League local leader with La Leche League Canada, said the alarming rise in babies dying who are not breastfed is the reason this event takes place.

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