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Donate to a NICU Family! Click on Link!

https://www.gofundme.com/hucksnicufamily

For every $20 donated, a 1 Week Parking Pass will be given to a current NICU family at Rainbow Babies and Children - University Hospital in Cleveland, OH.

 My son, Huckleberry was born 12 weeks premature and spent the first 83 days of his life in the NICU.  With the addition of my 3 week hospitalization and numourous appointments after Huck's discharge, we spent over $400 just in parking.  With added expences such as: gas, food, child care for my older son, time off work and so on... it meant so much to us when indivduals came together to help us, financially.  We want to continue to pay it forward and hope to lift the spirits of these current families, because we know it is a long road.  Please help us help these families! Thank you!

NURSING MOMS NETWORK

A Network of Mothers

(expecting, new, and experienced)

1st Thursday of Every Month

NEXT MEETING: April 5

10-11am

Olmsted Falls Public Library

8100 Mapleway Drive Olmsted Falls, OH

Gain accurate, evidence based information in preperation for your birth and breastfeeding journey.

Gain support in an informal atmosphere full of trust and respect.

Gain access to resources within your community that will help you reach your breastfeeding goals.

Mom Gifts!, Guest Speakers, Demonstrations, Monthly Topics!

And of course, let the babies play!

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