Welcome to the New York Statewide Breastfeeding Coalition. The NYSBC is an advocacy, not for profit organization focusing on issues that affect breastfeeding.
Thursday, April 7, 2016 - 2nd Annual NYSBC Education Conference at the Desmond Hotel in Albany!! Click here for the registration information:
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.