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:  Thursday, August 6, 2015

NYSBC Annual Meeting

SUNY Albany School of Public Health

Register online here:https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nysbc-annual-forum-meeting-august-6-2015-registration-17382008054

 



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.