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Recognizing National Breastfeeding Week in Carbonear

On hand for the proclamation signing Sept. 24 were, from left, councillors Danielle Doyle, Ray Noel, Amanda Hulan and David Kennedy, Deputy Mayor Chris O'Grady, Coun. Victor Jenkins, Mayor Frank Butt, Heather Lynch and her four-month-old daughter, Lauren, regional nutritionist Jennifer Stamp, public health nurse Yvonne O'Toole, intern Carmen Lily, regional lactation consultant Melissa de Leon and public health manager Renee Dobbin.
On hand for the proclamation signing Sept. 24 were, from left, councillors Danielle Doyle, Ray Noel, Amanda Hulan and David Kennedy, Deputy Mayor Chris O'Grady, Coun. Victor Jenkins, Mayor Frank Butt, Heather Lynch and her four-month-old daughter, Lauren, regional nutritionist Jennifer Stamp, public health nurse Yvonne O'Toole, intern Carmen Lily, regional lactation consultant Melissa de Leon and public health manager Renee Dobbin. - Andrew Robinson
CARBONEAR, N.L. —

Carbonear council signed a proclamation recognizing National Breastfeeding Week, which runs Oct. 1-7.

This year's theme focuses on breastfeeding as a foundation of life.

The proclamation signing took place Tuesday, Sept. 24 at a regular council meeting.

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