Friday, July 30, 2010

Letter From Medela

I got this letter yesterday from Medela. There are some free chats about breastfeeding coming up. I'm spreading the word. Anyone can join in on the chats! Happy breastfeeding!

Hi Mom Maven!

Celebrate World Breastfeeding Week with Medela, August 1st-7th. To help you continue your breastfeeding journey successfully, Medela is hosting two free live chats with breastfeeding experts on Tuesday, August 3 at 11:00 a.m. EST AND Thursday, August 5 at 4 p.m. EST via a toll-free number.

(8/3): Maria Lennon is a Clinical Education Specialist with Medela. Maria has been with Medela for 10 years, is a Certified Nurse-Midwife, and has been a board-certified as a Lactation Consultant since 1985. Maria is the mother of four breastfed daughters who are now grown and having babies themselves.

(8/5): Cindy Wagner, MS, RD, IBCLC works with Medela as a Sales Consultant and is a Board Certified Lactation Consultant. She speaks locally on various breastfeeding topics, including workplace lactation and breastpumps. She is the mother of three sons, all of whom were breastfed, and the grandmother of three breastfed grandchildren.

(8/3 and 8/5): Julie Hamilton hails from Nashville, Tenn., and, in addition to recently earning her certificate in lactation counseling, is a mother of three breastfed children, including 23-month-old twins who are still nursing. As Mrs. Nashville, Julie works to spread the message of breastfeeding preparedness and is dedicated to helping moms and babies have breastfeeding success.

If you're interested in joining this live chat, please email with the subject line "MMM Live Chat" by August 2nd. Include your name and any questions you'd like to have answered during the call. We will provide dial-in information closer to the live chat date.

Do you have a pregnant or breastfeeding friend who'd appreciate advice from an experienced mom? Invite her to join the call, too! We welcome any and all breastfeeding questions. Our goal is to help you (and your friends!) successfully breastfeed. We look forward to seeing you there!


The Medela Mom Mavens Team

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