Breast-feeding in Brooklyn pays big bucks
BROOKLYN, NEW YORK (PIX11)- The city is looking to hire someone to encourage breast-feeding in Brooklyn.
The salary is a whopping $73,000 a year.
The job would be to manage the program that includes media campaigns, home visits, consultations and recruiting.
According to the New York Post a “Breast-Feeding Empowerment Zone is targeting areas like Bedford-Stuyvesant and Brownsville, to “encourage and support” suckling.
Last year, the health department launched the Latch on NYC Program which encourages breast-feeding by keeping baby formula locked up in hospitals, unless requested.
The program has received a three-year, $1.1 million grant to help fuel the program.