Welcome to the New York Statewide Breastfeeding Coalition. The NYSBC is an advocacy, not for profit organization focusing on issues that affect breastfeeding.
THURSDAY AUGUST 7TH
8 AM TO 4 PM
SUNY SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH,
GEORGE EDUCATION CENTER, LARGE CONFERENCE ROOM
EAST GREENBUSH (OUTSIDE OF ALBANY)
Please vist our Facebook page for pictures of the event! Please save the date for our First Annual Conference: March 20, 2015 at SUNY Albany School of Public Health. Stay tuned for details!
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.