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

 

Presenters:

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

 

 

 

 Online registration:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/new-york-statewide-breastfeeding-coalition-first-annual-conference-tickets-8846446961

 

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.