‘Big Latch on Tri-Cities’ celebrates new mothers

'Big Latch on Tri-Cities' Event

PETERSBURG, Va. (WWBT) - Southside Regional Medical Center and Southside Physicians Network are joining forces for the “Big Latch on Tri-Cities,” a celebration of new moms and moms-to-be.

The celebration will focus on women’s health education, resources, networking and community services.

Vendors will be on site to provide information to help mothers of all ages and stages.

A community breastfeeding event will take place at 10:30 a.m. as part of the Global Big Latch On.

The global event brings women around the world together to promote the benefits of breastfeeding.

The event takes place on Aug. 3, 8 a.m. to noon, at the Petersburg Family and YMCA.

Parking and registration is free and open to the public.

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