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The Family Breastfeeding Association monthly meeting has a new time and location — the next one is TOMORROW January 15th.

FBA is a Mercer County non-profit volunteer organization that offers support, education and encouragement to nursing mothers by trained volunteers who themselves are or were nursing mothers. They also operate a 24-hour breastfeeding help hotline (888-322-1843).

If you are breastfeeding (or even plan to) and live in Mercer County, you should check them out. I met some wonderful people through the group and felt so enveloped by the warmth, support, judgment-free environment and knowledge the group possesses.

I was introduced to FBA at the Hopewell Harvest Fair, where FBA had a breastfeeding tent. DaughterTwo was 1 week old and we were experiencing some BF’ing problems. Their table was manned by two amazingly kind and knowledgeable women to whom I am still indebted today.

 1:00 pm on the 3rd Wednesday of the month
The Children’s Activity Room in the Hopewell Branch of the Mercer County Library
245 Pennington-Titusville Road, Pennington, NJ 08534
 

If you want more information you can find it on their website familybreastfeeding.org or on their Facebook page.

 
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Mary Galioto
Mary Galioto is the founder, publisher and editor of MercerMe, and a lawyer. Originally from Brooklyn, Mary has progressively moved deeper and deeper into New Jersey, settling in the heart of the state: Mercer County. Formerly the author of an embarrassingly informal blog, Mary is a lifelong writer and asker of questions and was even mentioned, albeit briefly, in the New York Times and Washington Post. In her free time, Mary fills her life with excessive self-reflection, photographing mushrooms, and misguided adventures in random hobbies. Mary also works as the PR Coordinator at the Hopewell Valley Arts Council, serves on the volunteer Board of Trustees of the Lawrence Hopewell Trail (LHT), serves on the Hopewell Borough Board of Health, is a member of the Hopewell Valley Municipal Alliance, and holds the elected position as the Hopewell Borough Democratic Committee Municipal Chairwoman.

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