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2017/10/03
MEDIA INVITATION | CONFERENCE: Pediatrician and internationally reputed lactation specialist Dr. Kathleen Marinelli will promote breastfeeding

CIUSSS West-­Central Montreal and the Jewish General Hospital (JGH) highlight the World Breastfeeding Week, from October 1st to 7th, 2017.

Montreal October 3, 2017 – The CIUSSS West-­Central Montreal breastfeeding committee is inviting the media and the public to a conference titled "Breastfeeding– this concerns me how?".

Dr. Marinelli will explain how the different health care professionals can better support breastfeeding. This presentation will be followed by a discussion about improving the services and support currently offered to mothers who wish to breastfeed and to their family (in English and in French).

Dr. Kathleen Marinelli is an Associate professor at the Connecticut University School of Medicine, a neonatologist and a member of the Connecticut Children's Medical Center, in Hartford. She was one of the first doctors to be awarded the prestigious designation of Fellow of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine, in the United States.

The public is invited at 4:00 p.m., for a mocktail and a visit of the information booths. There will be a draw for door prizes at the end of the evening.

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WHERE: Jewish General Hospital, 3755 Côte-­Sainte-­Catherine Road, room A-102.

WHEN: Thursday October 5, 2017.

TIME: Information booths open at 4:00 p.m., and conference from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

REGISTRATION: 514-­340-8222, ext. 26748

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Media Relations: Emmanuelle Paciullo | epaciullo@jgh.mcgill.ca | 514 340-8222, ext. 24120 | Pager: 514-618-5430
CIUSSS West-Central Montreal: Serving a population of nearly 345,000 with more than 9,000 employees, including 700 doctors