Baby Cafe and Breastfeeding Clinic Ribbon Cutting

WHAT: The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) at Amarillo and Children’s Miracle Network will announce two projects this week, the TTUHSC Breastfeeding Clinic and the Children’s Miracle Network Baby Café.

WHEN: Noon, Friday (Aug. 1)

WHERE: TTUHSC School of Medicine Lobby, 1400 S. Coulter St.

EVENT: The Breastfeeding Clinic will provide new mothers with the resources they need to succeed at breastfeeding. This clinic was made possible by a generous donation from the Children’s Miracle Network of the High Plains.

The Children’s Miracle Network Baby Café is a resource for new mothers to attend weekly breastfeeding support groups at two Amarillo hospitals to create a welcoming environment to encourage breastfeeding. This is a joint collaboration between Children’s Miracle Network, TTUHSC, the Northwest Texas Healthcare System and the Baptist St. Anthony’s Health System.

Marian Tompson, one of the founding members of the La Leche League International, will be making remarks at this event and will be available to speak with the media regarding the importance of breastfeeding.

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