Welcome to the New York Statewide Breastfeeding Coalition. The NYSBC is an advocacy,     not for profit organization focusing on issues that affect breastfeeding.  



ANNUAL MEETING 

THURSDAY AUGUST 7TH 

8 AM TO 4 PM

SUNY SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH,

GEORGE EDUCATION CENTER, LARGE CONFERENCE ROOM

EAST GREENBUSH (OUTSIDE OF ALBANY)

 

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https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nysbc-annual-meeting-august-7-2014-registration-12041342981

 

Celebrating 20 Years of Protection for Nursing Mothers

It's the 20th anniversary of the passage of NYS' law protecting a mother's civil right to breastfeed her baby in any public or private place, Section 79-e

 

In 1994 a mother visiting a mall in Latham NY, took a break from shopping to nurse her baby.  A security guard told her to stop breastfeeding or leave.  Mothers rallied their support and organized a nurse-in. This is their story.