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Project Runway Alumn Korto Momolu to speak at breastfeeding education event
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Project Runway Alumn Korto Momolu to speak at breastfeeding education event

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) – Arkansas Department of Health, Sisters United, UAMS College of Medicine, and Baptist Health are coming together to host an event for pregnant women, new moms, and breastfeeding mothers.

The free event on Sat., Aug. 23 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. is intended to discuss breastfeeding successes and challenges in addition to featuring health booths, prizes, breakfast, massages, and more.

It will be held at the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center on 501 West Ninth Street. Special guests include breastfeeding mom, Korto Momolu (Project Runway) and Dr. William Greenfield, OB/GYN      

August is National Breastfeeding Month and a time to remind parents, families and others about the importance of breastfeeding for a healthy baby. In Arkansas, only 57.7 percent of babies receive any breast milk. Those babies who do not receive breast milk are at in an increased risk of ear infections, diarrhea, asthma, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, obesity, and other diseases.

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