The Big Latch On 2012

The Big Latch On 2012
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This is our Official Big Latch On 2012 information page. Please check back often for updates and information.

If you are planning to attend, please add 1 item to your cart and indicate the number of attending adults and children. There is no charge to attend. To finalize your registration, just checkout using our website checkout.

DATE: Saturday, August 4, 2012
TIME: 9:30 AM - The Big Latch On itself is at 10:30 AM sharp - please come early to sign up for our raffle and to complete the onsite registration form.
LOCATION: A Mother's Boutique, 145 Lake Drive, Ste 102R, Wexford, PA 15090; 724-934-8795.

On Saturday August 4th 2012 at 10:30am local time in locations across the USA and around the globe, nursing mothers will gather to celebrate World Breastfeeding Week and try to break the record for the most women breastfeeding simultaneously! This event is called The Big Latch On – and we we will hosting a location for the greater Pittsburgh area.

In addition to the actual LatchON event, we will also have lots of great resources for moms including lactation consultants, cloth diapering experts, doulas, breastfeeding counselors, baby photographers and more. And we are so thankful to all of the great organizations who are donating items to our RAFFLE so that moms who attend the event will have a chance to go home with a great prize.

The Big Latch On originated in New Zealand in 2005. Since then, locations around the world have held Latch On events. The record we are looking to break is from 2010, where 9,826 nursing mothers were recorded at 325 sites in 16 countries. To do this, at precisely 10:30 AM (local time), all mothers will latch their babies on and nurse for 1 full minute. Witnesses will count the number of mothers who are nursing for the full minute. The numbers will then be sent to The Big LatchOn for the final tally to see if the record can be broken. All proceeds and donations from the event go to support the breastfeeding support of The Big LatchOn Organization.

What Do You Need To Do:
Find a location near you. Then show up and nurse your baby!

If you are in the greater Pittsburgh area and vicinity, we would love to have you join us. Our event will begin at 9:30 AM on Saturday, August 4, 2012. All nursing mothers are asked to arrive by 10 AM in order to register. And the nursing will begin at 10:30 AM.

Fun, Food and Prizes! And to make the event even more exciting, we will have LOTS (and I mean LOTS) of prizes to give away, great food and great camaraderie. We will have Lactation Consultants, Childbirth Educators, Baby Photographers, Cloth Diapering Experts and Doulas on site to answer any questions that you may have about your baby or baby-to-be. All moms and moms-to-be (and their families) are welcome to attend. While only nursing moms can participate in the latch on, everyone can partake in the fun!!

A Mother’s Boutique
145 Lake Drive, Suite 102R
Wexford, PA 15090

Last year's event had over 200 attendees and we are hoping for even more this year! We are looking forward to kicking off World Breastfeeding Week and National Breastfeeding Month with all of you at The Big Latch On Pittsburgh!

Come back soon for updated information!

And did I mention prizes?? Everyone who attends will have a chance to win - check out all of the great prizes that we have lined up for you so far!

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