To help educate the public about the law, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) and La Leche League of Kansas produced a breastfeeding informational card called Loving Support Makes Breastfeeding Work. The card was designed for nursing mothers to carry with them and share with the public or businesses that do not understand their right to breastfeed. The card has the law printed on it as well as additional information about breastfeeding.Such cards have been carried by breastfeeding advocates for years, but never, to my knowlege, has the government partnered with LLL to produce and distribue the cards.
Friday, June 09, 2006
Breastfeeding Lesislative Update - Kansas
Kansas has not only passed a new law insuring the right of
moms to breastfeed in public breastfed babies to be fed wherever they are, but has gone one step further by distributing cards explaining the law: