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World Breastfeeding Week celebrated this week

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People around the world will celebrate World  Breastfeeding Week this week.

It's designed to showcase the benefits of breastfeeding.

A number of events are planned for the week in the Cedar Valley, including Covenant Medical Center Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare, UnityPoint Allen Hospital, and Operation Threshold's WIC and Nest programs.

Operation Threshold's WIC program offers a Breastfeeding Peer Counselor Program. It offers women help in person and on the phone.

For more information, contact Operation Threshold WIC at 319-233-1851.

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