The Shining Mountain Health and Wellness Breastfeeding Program held an informational meeting for moms and mom’s to be on the basics of breastfeeding. Tristian Benally and Shawmarie Tso, both Certified Lactation Counselors, hosted the meeting offering their support to women who are or will be breastfeeding. Durango WIC, Southern Ute Health Center staff and Head Start staff were also available providing information on programs they offer that are set up to help new moms.
During a meet and greet between the community and the Shining Mountain Health and Wellness Breastfeeding Program RN, and CLC (Certified Lactation Counselor) Tristian Benally discusses the different ways to hold a baby while breastfeeding. The class was held at SunUte Community Center on Jan. 17 there will be another class on breastfeeding held next month.