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Breastfeeding Resource Center to Hold Open House on March 28

Ventura, California, 02/18/2009

Community Memorial Health System invites new and expectant mothers, along with their families, as well as healthcare providers to an Open House of its new Breastfeeding Resource Center on Saturday, March 28, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The BRC is in the Maternal Child Education House, located around the corner from Community Memorial Hospital, at 129 N. Joanne Ave. A light snack will be provided.

Staffed by registered nurses who are certified lactation counselors, the BRC offers complimentary services, including education, consultations and bra fittings. In addition, the center holds a free breastfeeding support group meeting every Wednesday, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. New mothers are encouraged to drop in for coffee, tea, snacks and support.

The BRC also stocks breast pump kits, nursing bras and breastfeeding supplies for sale as well as offers breast pumps for rent and for sale. The day of the open house breast pumps will be offered at 25% off the purchase price.

To RSVP for the Open House, or for more information on the BRC and its services, call 667-2838, or email: sdedrick@cmhshealth.org.