2017 World Breastfeeding Week
World Breastfeeding Week “Sustaining Breastfeeding Together” –you might think “what has that got to do with me in my everyday life?”
Working toward the 2030 UNICEF Sustainable Development Goals of the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA)http://worldbreastfeedingweek.
Read this Huffington Post article “It Takes A Village To Raise Breastfeeding Rates” http://www.huffingtonpost.co.
v Print out the NC Breastfeeding Law and keep copies in your bag to give one to each mother you see nursing in public or including one in your baby shower gifts. The NC Breastfeeding Law: states: “a woman may breastfeed in any public or private location where she is otherwise authorized to be, irrespective of whether the nipple of the mother’s breast is uncovered during or incidental to the breast feeding” – NC Gen. Stat. § 14?190.9
v Check out other breastfeeding laws at www.ncbfc.org
v Suggest the places where you shop apply for the NC Breastfeeding Friendly Business or the NC Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace awards http://ncbfc.org/ncbc-
v Encourage the practices where your family gets healthcare by nominating them for the Mother-Baby Friendly Healthcare Clinic Award http://ncbfc.org/mother-baby-
v Donate extra milk to the Mothers’ Milk Bankhttp://www.wakemed.org/