The downtown Children’s Discovery Center was designed to help moms and dads working in the downtown Toledo area have the greatest accessibility to their child during the day. Never is this more important than when a young mom is nursing her baby. To accommodate nursing mothers, the downtown center features a room where a mom can sit quietly and breastfeed her baby in an undisturbed, beautiful environment. The benefits of breastfeeding for moms and babies are immense.
According to The Cleveland Clinic, breastfed babies have:
And that’s just a few of the benefits.
Because breastfed babies tend to be healthier, parents may have less absenteeism from work. Breastfeeding is also healthier for moms too. It promotes weight
In June 1982, with an extensive background in early childhood education, a love of children, and a few innovative ideas, Lois Mitten Rosenberry, founder and CEO of Children’s Discovery Center, opened the first Children's Discovery Center location. Committed to excellence, innovation and being distinctive in educational programming, Mrs. Rosenberry traveled to Italy in 1994 to research and train under the Reggio Emilia early education program, designated by Newsweek magazine as the best in the world. She embraced the approach and chose the best components to successfully integrate into the Children's Discovery Center educational model. Now, for more than 35 years, Children’s Discovery Center has grown from one center in Arrowhead Park, Maumee, to six locations throughout the greater Toledo area, providing full-day early care and education for thousands of children and families.