World Breastfeeding Week Celebration

Thursday, August 7, 2014
Registrations begin at 10:00 a.m.
(Light refreshments provided - Panel discussion - Raffle)
Lang Auditorium

Simultaneous Interpretation Provided in Spanish, Mandarin and Korean (United Nations Style)

1 contact hour will be provided to nurses who attend.

Physicians who attend will receive 1.5 CME credits.

Panel Discussion: “Breastfeeding: A Winning Goal for Life”

Call 718-670-1178 for more information. 



Brenda Pinder, RN, Director of Maternal Child Health

Michaelle Williams, RN, MA NEA-BC Senior Vice President of Patient Care Services

Gary Eglinton, MD, Chairman of OB/GYN

Joseph Abularrage, MD, Chairman of Pediatrics

Pinchi Srinivasan, MD, Director of Neonatology


Susan Pagano, RN, IBCLC


Florencia Cruz, MD
Andrea Hopkins, RN
Marta Kowalska, LC
Ivis Penalver, Asst. Director of WIC
Emily Boyle, RN, NICU


Congresswoman Grace Meng

Grace Meng is an American lawyer and a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives, representing New York’s 6th congressional district in the New York City borough of Queens, which includes neighborhoods like Bayside, Flushing, Forest Hills, Rego Park, Fresh Meadows, Glendale, Kew Gardens and Maspeth.  Previously, she served as a member of the New York State Assembly, representing the 22nd assembly district in Flushing, Queens, New York.


Breastfeeding Support


New York Hospital Queens offers a unique breastfeeding support opportunity for all women who are currently breastfeeding or planning to breastfeed after delivery. 

Knowledgeable physician, nurse practitioner, certified lactation consultant, and other breast feeding mothers meet every Thursday (except holidays) from noon to 1pm in the Theresa Lang Children’s Center at New York Hospital Queens to share tips for success, boost confidence, and answer questions.

Come to the New York Hospital Queens Theresa Lang Children’s Center (Entrance is on 141st Street between 56th Avenue and Booth Memorial Avenue) to make the most of your commitment to ensure that your baby starts and stays on a path to a happy, healthy life!

No appointment is necessary and there is no out of pocket expense for participants.  If you need translation service please leave a phone number where you can be reached to confirm arrangements.

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