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September 18, 2018

A stitch in time

OSWEGO, NY – Jessica Heindorf (right) assists Kati Batchelor with sewing a double-ring sling for securely carrying a newborn or toddler.

The activity was part of a baby shower for expectant mothers in the community.

A stitch in time

A stitch in time

Sponsored by Oswego County Opportunities’ OPTIONS and WIC programs, Cornell Cooperative Extension, the Oswego County Breastfeeding Coalition, Mother Earth Baby and Oswego Hospital, the event featured presentations on the expectations of motherhood and the benefits of breastfeeding, as well as education and discussion regarding nutrition throughout pregnancy and while breastfeeding and what to expect while in the hospital for delivery.

For more information on the services offered through the WIC Program, visit their main office located at the OCO Oswego Health Center, 10 George St. in Oswego, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., or call them at 315-343-1311, or toll free 1-888-730-3803.

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