Who has given us support
on our bumpy journey of breastfeeding?
MOTHER / MOTHER-IN-LAW
who always made you
refreshing soups which promoted lactation?
Unrelated and yet very
FRIENDS ON THE NET?
shared your feelings?
YOUR BEST FRIENDS
stand by you?
YOUR EMPLOYER / BOSS
which gave you
allowance in terms of time and space?
who gave you
who gave you encouragement and
support in the darkest days?
Breastfeeding Week is celebrated from 1 August to 7 August every
year. This year, with the theme "Mother Support: Going for the
Gold", we stress that people who have given support to
breastfeeding mothers deserve a GOLD medal, just like an Olympic
In support of this yearís theme, Hong Kong
Breastfeeding Mothersí Association (HKBA) has organized "The Gold
Medal Winner in My Heart" Article Solicitation Campaign. Mothers
who are now breastfeeding or have breastfeeding experience are
invited to write an article to recognize and to compliment
individuals or organizations that provided them with greatest
support while they breastfed their babies. Let us join hands to
express our deepest gratitude for the support and contribution
from these parties.
Details of the Article
From now until 13 July (Sunday)
Format: Please write an article of about 800 words (either
Chinese or English) with "The Gold Medal Winner in My Heart" as
the title to give recognition and compliment to the person who
gave you the greatest support during breastfeeding. Illustrating
photos and pictures can also be included in the article.
(a) By Mail:
Please send the article, with a duly completed application form at
the back, to our address: M313, 3/F, Western District Community
Centre, 36A Western Street, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong.
(b) By Email:
Please email the article, with all the information required by the
application form attached at the end of it, to firstname.lastname@example.org.
(Application forms can be downloaded from our
Articles Chosen: 10 most touching
articles/stories will be chosen. Winning authors and the people or
organizations complimented will be invited to attend our "Go,
Mamma, Go!" function to receive prizes and compliments, and to
share their valuable experiences with our guests.
The number of articles submitted by each
person is not limited.
Please cite the original source when quoting
articles or paragraphs, whether partial or whole.
All submitted articles will not be returned.
We reserve the right to issue publicly, quote
or display all submitted articles (whether chosen or not) on
printed or electronic media (including books, publications and
website of HKBA and display materials in HKBA functions). You
may specify in the application form if you donít agree with the
Come on! Grab your pen now
and show your appreciation with words!
For any enquiry, please
call our 24-hour hotline 2540-3282 or visit
Click here to
download the article (chinese version):
l 2008 Breastfeeding
Week l Go, Mamma Go