Breastfeeding Benefits Everyone
Support Breastfeeding: It’s the Law!
Successful breastfeeding requires support from family members, hospitals, employers, and businesses. Federal law requires employer support for breastfeeding mothers.
Maternity Care Coalition has programs and resources to help you support breastfeeding:
- North Philadelphia Breastfeeding Program: Provides community-based doula and breastfeeding support to families.
- Employers and Businesses: Learn how to make your business breastfeeding-friendly, in compliance with federal law.
- Hospitals: Learn the steps to become a Baby-Friendly Hospital, and join our Philadelphia area initiative.
- Learn the benefits of breastfeeding and find out where to get lactation support at home and when returning to work.