Breastfeeding Laws

If you have any questions, please email info@breastfeedla.org.

I am going back to work. What are my rights to continue breastfeeding?

Good news! California has the strongest legal protections for breastfeeding women! Read More…

Can I breastfeed in public places, like schools, businesses, parks, and libraries?

Yes! California Law protects your right to breastfeed in any public place that you are authorized to be! Read More…

What laws protect students when they are  breastfeeding?

Both Federal and State laws protect a pregnant or parenting student’s (PPS) right to an equal education.  Read More…

Do I have to do jury duty if I am breastfeeding?

Yes and no. This law is a little tricky. Read more….

Find all Breastfeeding laws in one place! Read More…
Help! A breastfeeding mothers has been taken to jail? What can we do to help her breastfeed her baby? Read More…
Paid Family Leave Infographic! Read More…

I’m getting a divorce and need help with how to negotiate custody for my breastfeeding baby.

Read More…

I need to fly to another state.  What are my rights while traveling?  Read More…

Please consult your attorney.  Nothing on this page constitutes legal advise.

  • California Department of Public Health

    New In-Hospital Breastfeeding Data.

    Read more here!

  • Healthcare

    The Regional Hospital Breastfeeding Consortium (RHBC) meetings to provide ongoing support and guidance for staff from participating hospitals. Learn more

  • LA Convention Center-Breastfeeding Friendly!

    Learn more here.

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