The Big Latch On 2016 Breastfeeding Promotion

For Immediate Release

July 28, 2016; 3:50pm

DPHSS Release No. 2016-061

The Big Latch on 2016 Breastfeeding Promotion

The Breastfeeding Committee of the Guam Non-Communicable Disease (NCD) Consortium, in collaboration with the Guam Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) and Sagan Dinana, will observe the Big Latch On 2016 on Friday, August 5, 2016 starting 10:30am at the Neni and Me PURE Studio located in Tamuning.

The purpose of this event is to promote breastfeeding. During the event, women around the world gather together to breastfeed and offer peer support to each other. Breastfeeding advocates and volunteers who host this event create lasting support networks for the community.

We are inviting friends, family and the community to join us as we celebrate this worldwide event to promote and support breastfeeding.  We are requesting interested participants to please arrive 30 minutes before the event to register and be in place for the count.

For more information regarding the event, please contact Mr. Alex Silverio at 689-4480, or at You may also contact Ms. Kirsten Roberts at 777-6526 or at

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