The BIG Latch On 2014!

Join us in celebration of World Breastfeeding Week at the Downtown Sarasota Farmers Market! We will have tons of great information on hand, breastfeeding support workers, and giveaways! Stay tuned for more details. The Big Latch-On is a world-wide show of support for breastfeeding. Breastfeeding mothers will come together with millions of others around the […]

World Breastfeeding Week Onesie Giveaway

  If your baby is one of the lucky ones born during World Breastfeeding Week, you’ll receive a free “Eat at Mom’s!” Onesie courtesy of the Breastfeeding Advocates of Sarasota County. These onesies also promote an important safe-sleep message, reminding parents that babies need to be placed on their backs to sleep, and encouraging parents to […]

New Partnership: Walgreen’s Preconception Health Project

We are excited to announce our new partnership with local Walgreen’s stores! Starting July 1st, Walgreen’s customers shopping for Pregnancy Tests will also be offered free informative hand-outs about prenatal and preconception health topics, with information from the CDC’s “Show Your Love” Pre- and Interconception Health Campaign. Topics on the hand-out include: Making a plan […]

Welcome to our Blog!

Welcome to the official blog of the Healthy Start Coalition of Sarasota County! Here you will find posts about our events, local initiatives, and information about important pregnancy and infant health topics. If you have any questions, concerns, or suggestions for posts, please contact us below!

Client Success Story: Baby Collin

“Healthy Start helped me tremendously. I am 100% breast feeding and I love it. At first I felt weird about it but Miss Jeanie helped me. I go have pizza with her every week, it’s not the pizza, but just talking with her and the encouragement is so great. I had to have a c-section […]

2014 World Breastfeeding Week – Door Decorating Contest!

Last year’s winners: [metaslider id=4127]   2014 World Breastfeeding Week Door Decorating Contest Are you an individual, business, or organization who supports breastfeeding mothers? Enter our 10th Annual 2014 World Breastfeeding Week Door Decorating Contest! Decorate a door (or any public space – a large window, bulletin board, etc.) with a message that promotes or […]