United States Breastfeeding Committee
(great source for details on new federal breastfeeding legislation - plus many other current breastfeeding topics)
New Hampshire Breastfeeding Legislation House Bill 441 - This bill sets forth the right of a mother to breastfeed her child in public.
New Hampshire law RSA 132.10d, enacted in 1999 protects a woman's right to breastfeed in public. If a woman feels she has been discriminated against, she should file a complaint with the New Hampshire Commission for Human Rights.
2013 New Hampshire Breastfeeding Task Force Annual Breastfeeding Conference Highlights
HEALTHY PEOPLE 2020
Healthy People 2020 Objectives
BREASTFEEDING FRIENDLY EMPLOYER AWARD
Exclusive breastfeeding for at least 6 months after birth is optimal for the health of a mother and her infant. The Task Force would like to recognize employers that support breastfeeding in their workplaces. Find Out More
As of March 21, 2012 there are 140 US Baby-Friendly Hospitals and Birth Centers. New Hampshire currently has 3 hospitals with the Baby Friendly designation (Alice Peck Day Hospital - Lebanon; Concord Hospital - Concord; and St. Joseph Hospital - Nashua)
Congratulations to Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital for achieving Baby Friendly Designation, May 2012.
NEW HAMPSHIRE'S TEN STEPS TO SUCCESSFUL BREASTFEEDING
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