Happy World Breastfeeding Week! International Lactation Consultant Association® (ILCA®) is excited to join World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) and other organizations and individuals the world over in celebrating #WBW2019. The theme of World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) 2019 is Empower Parents, Enable Breastfeeding. ILCA will feature resources throughout the week of 1-7 August to help you make the most of this important week.
Are you ready to celebrate #WBW2019? Check out this must-do list to be sure:
Visit the #WBW2019 website for general information and downloadable promotional materials, including the campaign objectives, logo, poster, action folder and other materials. These materials are available in many languages and contain information on the theme, relevant facts and figures, case studies, and suggested ways to take action.
Share your commitment to breastfeeding advocacy and education. Organizing your own WBW event? Then pledge your event to be placed on the Pledge Map. Use the #WBW2019 Media Kit that contains information about the annual WBW campaign as well as the 2019 Press Release for your events. Join the online social media movement by participating in WABA interaction, polls, and activities such as the upcoming #AskMeAnything session through their Facebook, and Twitter pages. Don’t forget to view the Social Media Kit that is frequently updated with visuals, infographics, GIFs, sample posts, and relevant hashtags.
Look for information and action steps throughout WBW on ILCA’s social media, including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, where you’ll find articles, images, action steps, and more to help with your successful WBW 2019 observance. Find graphics to download and share here on the ILCA website here.
For the most up-to-date information about WBW 2019 and to download promotional materials, please visit our website here.