On June 11, Representative Carolyn B. Maloney (NY) and Senator Jeff Merkley (OR) re-introduced the Breastfeeding Promotion Act. Check out the history of the bill on the website of co-sponsor Representative Lois Capps (CA): Capps Praises Introduction of Breastfeeding Promotion Act.
Spread the word, start a conversation, support the mothers and mothers-to-be around you! Federal legislation will broaden public understanding and make a real difference in the choices women make for themselves and for their children.
Proposals would ensure employed moms have a comfortable environment to breastfeed or pump. How would federal mandates make a difference in your life as a nursing mother working to support your family?