Celebrating Breastfeeding Mothers and Babies

Celebrating Breastfeeding Mothers and Babies!
Free Family Event: Prizes! Snacks!

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15th Annual
North Shore Breastfeeding Challenge

Saturday, October 1st, 2016
10 am to noon

Lynn Valley Library
1277 Lynn Valley Road, North Vancouver

“Breastfeeding: A Key to Sustainable Development 

For more info or to Pre-Register for this Free Event
Contact: Janice Sampson – janice.sampson@vch.ca or Call 778-886-8024
Eventbrite: North Shore Breastfeeding Challenge 2016
Social Media: #nsbreastfeedingchallenge2016

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Since our return from holiday, I continue to enjoy crocheting. My crochet critter menagerie has grown to include two mythical unicorns, as well as four snails. Folk have been curious to know why, of all creatures, snails. Well, I value small creatures as much as large ones. I like snail symbolism too. Being one of few creatures that carry their spiral houses around with them, symbolically snails represent the cycle of life. Including finding one’s home within oneself, taking time to enjoy and make the best of life’s journey. Furthermore, snails are considered symbolic of fertility, abundance and things coming into fruition – what could be more apropos reminders to a midwife holding the space for women and babies and whose work requires patience and flexibility. (more…)

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