It would be great to have a law that protected mothers that are breastfeeding their babies in public places. We’ve got people in Wisconsin working on this project right now. Legal protection, however, is only partial support. It may take a long time for the community to realize that nursing mothers should not be harassed. As supporters of breastfeeding mothers, there are lots of things we can do to help make nursing in public comfortable. Thanks to Mothering Magazine, we have one small and easy way to let mothers know that they are in a breastfeeding-friendly location:
The International Breastfeeding icon is available for free on-line. How about getting it posted at your church? Local coffee shop? Favorite restaurant? Workplace?