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September 20, 2018

Oswego Health Participates in Breastfeeding Coalition Seminar


Oswego Hospital was among the sponsors of the recent seminar held through the Oswego County Breastfeeding Coalition at the Oasis in Fulton.

From left are: Christina Bentley, of OCO Options Program; Ana Flores, of Reach CNY; Guest Speaker Dr. Jack Newman; Kim Kelley, OCO WIC; Kathleen Hayden, of Reach CNY; Kathy Distin, lactation consultant at Oswego Hospital; and Mary Ellen Pierce, of OCO WIC. Missing from the photo is Debra Hunsberger, of Cornell Cooperative Extension.

From left are: Christina Bentley, of OCO Options Program; Ana Flores, of Reach CNY; Guest Speaker Dr. Jack Newman; Kim Kelley, OCO WIC; Kathleen Hayden, of Reach CNY; Kathy Distin, lactation consultant at Oswego Hospital; and Mary Ellen Pierce, of OCO WIC. Missing from the photo is Debra Hunsberger, of Cornell Cooperative Extension.

Attending the conference were childbirth educators, lactation consultants, healthcare providers, midwives, WIC staff, nurses and others.

Guest speaker was Dr. Jack Newman, a leading authority on infant care who has established breastfeeding clinics throughout the world.

He has several publications to his credit including The Ultimate Breastfeeding Book of Answers.

Other sponsors of the event included the Central New York Breastfeeding Connection, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oswego County, Oswego County Opportunities (OCO), and Reach CNY.

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