Amy Haile Talks with Bay News 9 about New Baby Cafe Openings

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Amy Bohler, IBCLC, at Baby Cafe

The non-profit, Champions for Children wants to make sure moms who can breastfeed get all the information and access to support that they need.

“Nationally we would like 65% of moms and babies to sustain breastfeeding for about two months, and we’re only at about 25% here in Hillsborough County,” said CFC CEO Amy Haile. “And that number’s even lower for mothers of color.”

So, with funding from Baycare Health, the group opened two more walk-in breastfeeding clinics — Baby Café’s — in Plant City, and Town ‘n’ Country, for a total of five now in the Bay area.

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