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MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Local women are taking to the streets of Miami to promote breastfeeding in South Florida.

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The annual walk, sponsored by the Department of Health, is part of National Breastfeeding month.

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According to the department, the goal is to promote breastfeeding as a vital health activity and encourage breastfeeding-friendly hospitals, child care facilities, workplaces, and communities.

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Those participating are set to meet at Women’s Park located at 10251 W. Flagler Street. Registration is at 8 a.m. and the walk starts at 9 a.m.