Welcome to the New York Statewide Breastfeeding Coalition. The NYSBC is an advocacy, not for profit organization focusing on issues that affect breastfeeding.
SAVE the DATE: Friday, March 20, 2015
NYSBC First Annual Education Conference!
SUNY Albany School of Public Health
Larry Kotlow, DDS
Dr. Susan Vierczhalek
Dr. Lorelei Michels
Dr. Ruth Lawrence
Julie Bouchet-Horwitz, FNP, IBCLC
Trish MacEnroe, CDN, CLC
Mary K. Comtois, BA
Tina Harman, RN, BSN, IBCLC
Jessica Klos Shapiro, BA
Stephanie Sosnowski, BS, IBCLC, RLC
Approved for 5.4 L CERPs!
Special rates for WIC Breastfeeding Peer Counselors!!
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.