Breast Feeding

A mother holds her baby as she enters a nursing room at a local department store in Taipei on December 30, 2009.  Taiwan is to protect the right of nursing mothers to breastfeed in public with hefty fines for those who try to stop them, as part of a campaign to promote the practice, officials said on December 30.  AFP PHOTO / Sam YEH (Photo credit should read SAM YEH/AFP/Getty Images)

Chicago Ordinance Would Require Breast-Feeding Rooms At Airports

The move could help make Chicago the nation’s “most breast-feeding friendly” city, one alderman says.


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Should Hospitals Lock Up Baby Formula To Promote Breast Feeding?

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.


Natalie Petrovic and her baby, Lisette. (CBS)

Woman: I Was Ejected From Courthouse Lobby For Breastfeeding

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.”

CBS Chicago–05/30/2012


Best Chicago Lactation Consultants

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 […]