Your Guide to National Breastfeeding Month 2020!

Updated: Aug 6

August is National Breastfeeding Month! Healthy Horizons, The United States Breastfeeding Committee, and other organizations host campaigns to increase breastfeeding support, encourage breastfeeding, and to appreciate lactating parents. This year’s National Breastfeeding Month theme is Many Voices United. We must come together to identify and implement policies and changes to ensure that every family that chooses to breastfeed or chestfeed has the support and resources to succeed.


Healthy Horizons is your resource for all things breastfeeding at work and at home. We have put together some exciting events for you this year. They include special virtual events, weekly themed sales, and a Lactation Room Contest with fabulous prizes for both parents and their workplace lactation room!


This year's National Breastfeeding Month themes and Healthy Horizons events include:


Week 1: August 1-7 is World Breastfeeding Week, the theme is Support Breastfeeding for a Healthier Planet


Throughout August

Lactation Room Contest

Tell us why your company deserves to win a Lactation Room upgrade and enter for your chance to win $8,000 in prizes! Visit HealthyHorizonsOnline.com/contest to submit your entry. This contest will be open through August. By supporting moms and lactating employees in the workplace, you are promoting a healthier planet through breastfeeding!


Weekly Sale In-Store and Online: Bras, maternity and nursing clothing, and baby apparel. Including swim diapers!


Week 2: Native Breastfeeding Week: Strong. Relilent. Latched.


Thursday, August 13th, 12-12:30pm Pacific

Mommy and Baby Yoga Virtual Class (Free for #NBM2020)

Take time out of your day to relax and bond with your baby in a gentle yet energizing yoga practice. Move your body in ways that are safe, effective for strengthening and recovery of the core, and uses your baby as resistance weight.*


Weekly Sale In-Store and Online: Accessories, spare pump parts, breast and nipple shields, cleaning supplies, milk storage bags, and personal hygiene items.


Week 3: Spotlight on Infant and Young Child Feeding in Emergencies


Thursday, August 20th, 12-12:45pm Pacific

Nursing and Nature: Tinctures, Teas & Treats Virtual Class (Free)

Healthy Horizons CEO, Sheila Janakos and Herb Lore Founder, Pam Caldwell will take moms through the benefits of organic herbal products and their use for breastfeeding.*


Weekly Sale In-Store and Online: Health aide products, lactation tea, snacks, herbs, and tinctures.


Week 4: Black Breastfeeding Week: Revive. Restore. Reclaim.


Thursday, August 27th, 12:-12:45pm Pacific

Battling Bias: Breastfeeding in the Black Community Panel (Free)

Lactation and HR leaders from the African American community will discuss the challenges they face during birth, breastfeeding, and pumping breastmilk at work.*


Weekly Sale In-Store and Online: Personal-use breastpumps.


*If you register and attend events you will be entered into a raffle to win an Ameda Mya Joy Breastpump in a $400 package of awesome breastfeeding and pumping essentials!


August is the perfect time to support breastfeeding employees in your workplace! Contact Healthy Horizons to provide your hard working team members with the environment they need.


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