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California Breastfeeding Policies

 

Numerous laws and policies exist to help remove barriers to breastfeeding. These regulations cover a variety of areas, including breastfeeding in public, at worksites, and in healthcare settings.

The Santa Clara Valley Health & Hospital System launched a NEW Lactation Accommodation Policy to support employees who want to breastfeed and provide the best first food option for their children to ensure they will be healthier and less likely to become overweight or obese.

California Breastfeeding Laws and Regulations  

 


 

For more information about the Breastfeeding Promotion Project, learn about local resources, and how to get involved, please contact:

Center for Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention (CDIP)

1400 Moorpark Avenue, Suite 120 B
San Jose, CA 95126
Phone: (408) 793-2700
Fax: (408) 793-2731

 

 

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