No-Cost breastfeeding classes in Volusia County for January 2020


The Volusia County Health Department is hosting no-cost breastfeeding and basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) classes for new and expectant mothers.

Classes cover the basics of breastfeeding, basic CPR and information on choking prevention and are scheduled at health department locations from:

·         6 to 8 p.m., Tues., Jan. 7, at 775 Harley Strickland Blvd., Orange City.

·         6 to 8 p.m., Wed., Jan. 8, at 717 W. Canal Street, New Smyrna Beach.

·         6 to 8 p.m., Thurs., Jan. 16, at 1845 Holsonback Dr., Daytona Beach.

Each class is a one-time session. Reservations are suggested but not required. 

Lactation consultants from the department’s Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program offer resources and assistance to breastfeeding mothers. WIC also offers breastfeeding peer counseling programs. Trained peer counselors are chosen from the same socio/economic/ethnic groups as WIC clients and have successfully breastfed their own babies.  Breastfeeding peer counselors provide mother-to-mother basic breastfeeding education and support to pregnant and breastfeeding moms. 

For information or to register for a breastfeeding class, please call 866-WIC FOOD (942-3663).

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Clearance Blowout Sale at Once Upon a Child in Daytona Beach


Deal alert! There will be a huge clearance blowout sale at Once Upon a Child in Daytona Beach on December 13-15, 2019. Stop by and score some deals! The store is located at 2525 West International Speedway Blvd in Daytona Beach. They will be open from 9 am to 5 pm.

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