Breastfeeding exhibit slated

An opening reception for breastfeeding awareness is scheduled at The Bowen House on Friday, July 19 from 6-8 p.m. The exhibition includes photographs of breastfeeding mothers and their children.

LOGAN — Hocking County Health Department — Breastfeeding Coalition, Lactation Consultation Kelly Brehm, local breastfeeding mamas and photographer Elizabeth Nihiser (Apples + Oak Photography) teamed up for a photo project to bring breastfeeding awareness to the community.

There is an opening reception at The Bowen House on Friday, July 19 from 6-8 p.m.

The exhibition includes photographs of breastfeeding mothers and their children.

“My hope for this project is to empower women and raise breastfeeding awareness in our community. I hope to display breastfeeding journeys, the challenges, the rewards, the misconceptions, the joy,” stated Brehm.

The event space will be shared with the Hocking Hills Photography Group and their summer photo exhibition.

The art will be on display at The Bowen House through Aug. 11. The Bowen House hours of operation are Wednesday-Saturday from 2-5 p.m. or by appointment.

For more information about breastfeeding support, contact Hocking County Health Department Lactation Consultant Kelly Brehm at kbrehmhchd@gmail.com or 740-385-3030.

For more information on the exhibition, contact Elizabeth Nihiser at enihiser@gmail.com or 740-270-9246.

Load comments