50 State Summary of Breastfeeding Laws

Breastfeeding

Does your state have laws that exempt breastfeeding mothers from jury duty or allow jury service to be postponed? Does your state have laws related to breastfeeding in the workplace? Find the answers, and other breastfeeding-related laws, with this alphabetized list of state laws pertaining to breastfeeding to support your WIC moms.

To further help your WIC moms meet their breastfeeding goals, encourage them to visit the mobile-friendly WIC Breastfeeding Support site for more information, resources and support. This site, part of USDA's new national breastfeeding campaign, WIC Breastfeeding Support Learn Together. Grow Together, also contains many downloadable resources and materials for WIC State and local agencies to share with participants and external partners. These include:

WIC Staff can learn more about how they can promote and support breastfeeding via the training modules and resources for Grow and Glow in WIC and Peer Counseling Training for WIC Managers.

Breastfeeding State Laws
Developed by: National Conference of State Legislatures