Free and Open to the Public
Location: Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks (Directions - Click Here
The Big Latch On, a global event celebrating the benefits of breast-feeding, will be celebrated Saturday in Nashville.
Breast-feeding mothers will gather at 10 a.m. at Entrance D to Vanderbilt 100 Oaks, then begin nursing their babies at 10:30 a.m. The venue is at 719 Thompson Lane, Nashville, which is separate from the main Vanderbilt campus.
The Big Latch On began in New Zealand in 2005 in celebration of World Breast-feeding Week. Last year, 8,862 women and their children participated.
The local hosts for the event are the Nashville Breast-feeding Coalition and Vanderbilt University Medical Center.