Wednesday, August 1, 2012


Happy World Breastfeeding Week!

As you may know, I struggled a lot with nursing my first baby and was determined to get it right the second time around - complications and all. (You can read my son's birth & hospital story here.) What I discovered through my own experience, as well as through research as part of being a Baby Planner, is that having support and knowing who and where to turn to for help is the key to success!

If you are in the Los Angeles or Southern CA area, and are breastfeeding or want to breastfeed, mark your calendars for Boobiepalooza this Sunday!

WHO:                                     Berlin Wellness Group and The Pump Station & Nurtury

WHAT:                                   Boobie-Palooza 2012  

WHY:                                         In celebration of World Breastfeeding Week, Boobie-Palooza will offer a full day of related activities to SoCal moms including expert panels, a sling clinic, exhibitors, entertainment and a beer garden.  There will also be a live nurse-in.

NOTABLES:                             Ricki Lake, Sarah Shahi, Dr. Harvey Karp, author of “The Happiest Baby on the Block,” Dr. Yvonne Bohn of Discovery Health’s “Deliver Me,” Dr. Stuart James Fischbein, co-author of “Fearless Pregnancy, Wisdom & Reassurance from a Doctor, a Midwife and a Mom,” Jamie Lynne Grumet (otherwise known as the TIME breastfeeding mom) and Katie Hamilton, who recently found herself in the center of a local controversy when she attempted to nurse at LACMA.

WHEN:                                  Sunday, August 5
                                                Noon to 4:00 p.m.
                                                Nurse-in from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
WHERE:                                The Ebell
                                                743 S Lucerne Blvd
                                                 Los Angeles, CA 90010

*Panel discussions and nurse-in will also be streamed live on Ustream:
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