Registration is open for the Division of Public Health WIC Program’s 2017 WIC World Breastfeeding Celebration, set for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 3 at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino Conference Center, 1131 N. Dupont Highway, to commemorate World Breastfeeding Week, which is Aug. 1–7.

The conference theme is “Sustaining Breastfeeding Together.”

This daylong conference will bring together breastfeeding partners from across the state as well as national speakers and community members to celebrate the many benefits breastfeeding offers mom and baby. Sessions include “The Role of Implicit Bias in Breastfeeding Disparities,” “Grassroots Innovation and Best Practices,” “Breastfeeding Support for African-American Families,” “Promoting, Protecting and Preserving Breastfeeding” and “Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome-Breastfeeding Support for Mothers and Babies.”

Registration is free, will begin at 8:30 a.m. and will remain open through the day of the event. For information or to register, call 741-2900 or email ida.lewis@state.de.us.