Breastfeeding & Healthcare Policy Resources

Are you a WIC Ambassador or other advocate for breastfeeding-supportive policies within the realm of healthcare reform? Here you’ll find California & federal breastfeeding-related legislation, research and information.

Breastfeeding Policy Resources

California Breastfeeding Laws

Breastfeeding Policy Resources – in two formats: MS Word or PDF
A comprehensive list (addressing hospital care, prenatal and postpartum support, worksite lactation, child care, state and federal data and organizations), compiled with the California Breastfeeding Coalition, 2012

Hospital Breastfeeding Support Legislation – SB 502 (2011) and SB 402 (2013) implementation

Breastfeeding & Health Care Reform
Policy briefs, reports, and toolkits to help local agencies support breastfeeding through WIC programs and community health care providers within the realm of health care reform.

California Legislation currently supported by CWA

WIC Ambassadors page

Breastfeeding Forum Tools and Resources to help you organize a forum in your community on “Breastfeeding Policy in California: Supporting Women & Families – Improving Health Equities.”

Policy Papers

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