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Quintessence 2016 Vendors

posted on Sep 28, 2016 in Central Texas News, Current Efforts, HMHB News, Uncategorized, Upcoming Events by
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Thank you to our Quintessence 2016 vendors! These area businesses and organizations support breastfeeding in Central Texas.

Please show your support for these businesses.  They are making a difference in your community.

Learn more about these organizations below and visit their website.






























La Leche League of Austin provides mother-to-mother support group meetings at locations across the state, and volunteer Leaders are available to provide breastfeeding information and support over the phone and via email. All women interested in breastfeeding are welcome to attend meetings or contact Leaders for breastfeeding information and support. There are seven Austin area meetings, in addition to gatherings and playdates.

Thank you to Central Texas Food Bank for supporting breastfeeding in Central Texas! The Central Texas Food Bank provides food and grocery products to more than 300 Partner Agencies in 21 Central Texas counties. In the last year, the Food Bank provided more than 31 million meals! They also offer a breastfeeding education program and lactation support. SNAP-eligible families are supported prenatally and postpartum by a trained breastfeeding peer counselor.

Thank you to Daydream Baby Boutique for supporting breastfeeding in Central Texas! Daydream Baby Boutique is based out of Kyle, TX, but offers shipping to virtually anywhere in the world. They carry a wide range of products including ring slings, Baltic amber, cloth diapers, and goodies for mama.

Thank you to Texas Women, Infants, and Children for supporting breastfeeding in Central Texas! Texas is exceeding the Healthy People 2010 objective for 75 percent breastfeeding initiation rate, thanks to the use of trained peer counselors and IBCLCs working with families to support breastfeeding. Whether providing support through education, peer counseling, or breast pumps for qualifying women, Texas WIC sets the standard for the rest of the country.

Thank you to Austin Pediatric Dentistry PLLC for being a sponsor of CTBC’s National Breastfeeding Month!! Dr. Liliana Lucas and her staff believe dental visits CAN be fun for kids. Dr. Lucas also assesses sublingual and sublabial restrictions, and performs frenectomies using a laser.

Thank you to Monica Aguirre Photography for documenting our event. Monica specializes in baby, child, and family photography. She loves to capture special moments in your life.

Thank you to Mothers’ Milk Bank at Austin for supporting breastfeeding in Central Texas! Since 1999, Mothers’ Milk Bank at Austin has saved babies’ lives by providing prescribed donor human milk. With the support of milk and financial donors, they have pasteurized over 4 million ounces of donor human milk! CTBC is grateful to have such an amazing resource and supporter in our community.

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Miracle Milk Stroll

posted on Apr 16, 2014 in Featured Box, Upcoming Events by

Join us for a stroll, support breastfeeding, and learn how you can make a difference in the lives of thousands of babies.

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Quintessence Breastfeeding Challenge and Family Fun Fest

posted on Oct 02, 2013 in world breastfeeding month events by


See event details in our calendar and follow the facebook link to let us know you will be there.

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Latch On America Comes to Austin (Zilker Park)

posted on Aug 12, 2011 in Central Texas News, Current Efforts, Upcoming Events by


Milk for Thought will be stoping in Austin with their big pink bus on their nationwide tour highlighting groups that are enacting Surgeon General’s call to action in supporting breastfeeding.  They will stop in Austin on August 18th and we would like to invite you to our community event to show your support for breastfeeding families and perhaps be in their documentary.  Many birthing and breastfeeding resources will be there so come on out for the celebration. 

If you weren’t able to make it out for the art show we will have calendars featuring the artwork and t shirts available.

Learn more about the milk bank and how you can get involved

Meet LCs from Heart of Texas Lactation Consultants as well as

Doulas and Midwives in our area.

When: Aug 18,  10-12am

Where: Zilker Park Map The pink bus will also be touring the Milk Bank later that afternoon.

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HMHB meeting

posted on Aug 01, 2011 in Upcoming Events by

Wow, we’ve had a crazy World Breastfeeding Month!

Not only did we pull together a fantastic art show but we have received national recognition with the Latch on America bus coming to Austin.  Please join us for a meeting to reflect on our successes as well as planning for the future.  If you donated anything for the show you can pick it up at the meeting (minus a few christmas lights that were lost in the fire.  Yes, there was a fire at the pump project that we had to contend with as well as the broken AC!)

Location:  Mothers Milk Bank Austin

2911 Medical Arts St., #12
Austin, TX  78705

Time: 12 – 1pm

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2011 World Breastfeeding Month Art show

posted on Jul 06, 2011 in world breastfeeding month events by

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Check out the flyer above which has all the details.  Tickets are $25 for a fantastic evening.  With your ticket you get first dibs on all the art, dinner, wine, prizes, the works!  You won’t want to miss this.

Tickets are availabe at Special Addition  38th and Lamar or right here!

Sponsors include:


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