VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) – There was a big celebration this weekend in Virginia Beach to kick off Breastfeeding Awareness Month.
Hundreds of mothers got together at Pembroke Mall for the Big Latch On. That’s where mothers around the world fed their babies at 10:30 a.m.
The Virginia Beach Women, Infant and Children Program hosted the event. They said their goal is to show the importance of breastfeeding
There was also a parade around the mall. Families decorated their strollers and wore fancy hats to promote the Breastfeeding Awareness Month.