The move could help make Chicago the nation’s “most breast-feeding friendly” city, one alderman says.
While hospitals in Illinois are now required to take more steps to encourage mothers to breast-feed their newborns, New York is taking the additional measure of locking up hospitals’ stockpile of infant formula.
A Skokie woman is suing Cook County, claiming a sheriff’s deputy violated her right to breastfeed by demanding she move from a courthouse lobby to a public bathroom — a request she says was not only illegal, but “degrading.”
Though breastfeeding is a natural way to bond with and nourish babies, it often doesn’t come without challenges. Mothers who are interested in breastfeeding or who are having trouble with establishing a solid breastfeeding relationship […]