Diane Cadrain

States Support Nursing Mothers

By: - February 4, 2002

Nobody seriously doubts the value of breast-feeding, but until recently, the connection between nursing and employment hasn’t been on policymakers’ radar screens. That started to change in the mid 90’s, when Florida lawmakers approved a measure allowing facilities providing maternity services like breast-feeding to label themselves “baby-friendly” on promotional materials. Minnesota and Tennessee went one […]