Mums unite for national breast fest
National - www.theage.com.au
August 5, 2004 - 5:12PM
"Mothers and babies across Australia will embark on a feeding frenzy tomorrow in an effort to reclaim a world record for simultaneous breastfeeding. Breast Fest 2004 coordinator Lee King, who is also a director of the Australian Breastfeeding Association (ABA), said the event would be held in eight major venues and other regional centres across the country, starting at noon (AEST). 'We will be setting a new world record for the most women breastfeeding simultaneously across Australia,' she said. 'But also we are hoping to break the world record for the most women breastfeeding simultaneously in the one venue. The latter record was set by 787 mums and babies in Adelaide in 1999, but a group in the United States beat it by 343 in 2002, she said...."