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C-U Public Health District is looking for input about breastfeeding experiences

C-U Public Health District offers a range of maternal health services, one of which is breastfeeding support. They are creating some focus groups on the topic of breastfeeding, and they are looking for local moms to participate. If you: 

  • Breastfed, are currently breastfeeding, or wanted to but couldn’t breastfeed
  • Have a child 8 weeks to 2 years old
  • Are 18 years or older
  • Live in Central/East Central Illinois

Then you are the person they are looking for. There are two opportunities to participate:

  • October 15th, 5:30 p.m., Urbana Free Library 
  • October 16th, 10:30 p.m., Douglass Branch Library

All participants will receive a $25 gift certificate for their time. If you are interested, you can register by contacting Valerie Koress at (217) 531-4324 or

Image from CUPHD

Staff writer

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