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SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University

Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

World Breastfeeding Week 2020

SUNY Downstate Departments of Nursing, Obstetrics & Pediatrics


World Breastfeeding Week 2020

August 3 – 7, 2020

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Interactive Breastfeeding Demonstrations

Monday, August 3rd and Friday, August 7th

Come join us to learn about tips and tricks for breastfeeding and how it can impact climate change!

Time  Location
8 AM 3rd Floor Ultrasound Unit 
9 AM Suite G
10 AM Suite D 
11 AM  Pediatric Faculty Practice
12 PM 3rd Floor Ultrasound Unit
1 PM Suite G
2 PM Suite D
3 PM Pediatric Faculty Practice


Virtual Lectures

  • World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) Presentation
    • Presenter: Lauren Grotell, MD  Department of OBGYN
    • Community Insight: Carribean Women's Health Association 
    • Sign in and learn about how breastfeeding can help our fight against climate change!
      • Tuesday, August 4th at 9AM and 9PM
        • Zoom Meeting ID: 984 816 3465
        • Meeting Password: 747085
  • Breastfeeding Lecture for Medical Professionals
    • Presenter: Lauren Grotell, MD  Department of OBGYN 
    • Sign in and learn about the physiology, process and maternal-child benefits of breastfeeding!
      • Wednesday, August 5th at 7AM
        • Zoom Meeting ID: 724 9325 0961
        • Meeting Password: 290042

Virtual Postpartum Support

  • Featuring: a certified lactation consultant (breastfeeding specialist), pediatrician, obstetrician, and full spectrum doula
  • Come join us and get your questions answered and entry into our raffle!
    • Wednesday, August 5th at 6PM (English version)
      • Zoom Meeting ID: 892 5483 1706
      • Meeting Password: 412943
    • Friday, August 7th at 6PM (Kreyol version)
      • Zoom Meeting ID: 835 1960 4568
      • Meeting Password: 665849


For more information about our events or how you can join us, contact:

For more information on WABA's fight for the environment or to pledge your support for breastfeeding, please visit:

Please follow our week's event by searching the hashtag: #WBW2020downstate


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