This Sunday, moms from all walks of life will gather together to commemorate World Breastfeeding Week, at the day-long Boobie-Palooza event in Los Angeles. Celebrities, pediatricians, and nursing moms will celebrate breastfeeding with panel discussions, a sling clinic, exhibitors, entertainment and a beer garden. There will also be a live nurse-in.
Speakers include Ricki Lake, Sarah Shahi, Dr. Harvey Karp, author of The Healthiest Toddler 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 (aka the TIME breastfeeding mom) and Katie Hamilton, who recently found herself in the center of a local controversy when she attempted to nurse at the Los Angeles Museum of Art.
To lend their support, other celebrity parents, such as Ali Landry, James and Kimberly Van Der Beek and Heather Tom have posed for the Boobie-Palooza ad campaign in cute pro-breastfeeding tees that boast fun quips across the chest, including “Dessert” and “Munchies.” You can check out the full celebrity photo shoot here: http://www.boobie-palooza.com/?page_id=1888#.
And if you're in the Los Angeles area, be sure to check out Boobie-Palooza. Here are the event details:
Sunday, August 5
Noon to 4:00 p.m.
Nurse-in from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
743 S Lucerne Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90010
Panel discussions and nurse-in will also be streamed live on Ustream: http://ustre.am/MbCL.
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