Iowa currently has 2 laws on breastfeeding.
- House File #2350 (1994) pertains to jury duty and excuses a breastfeeding mother from jury duty if she provides the daily care of her child.
- Senate File #2302 (1999) Breastfeeding in Public Places covers a mother breastfeeding her own child in any public place that she is authorized to be.
All 50 states have laws pertaining to breastfeeding. A summary of the legislation by state can be found at http://www.llli.org/Law/LawBills.htm
Legisbrief Report on Economic Benefits of Breastfeeding
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Letter to Iowa Delegation
This is a letter sent to Iowa Delegation to encourage them to keep policies that protect and support breastfeeding families at the top of their “to do” list.