Health & wellness

A few facts about state breast-feeding laws

28 states, including Massachusetts and New Hampshire, but not including
Maine and Vermont, exempt breast-feeding from public indecency laws.

7 states Arizona, California, Delaware, Mississippi, North Carolina, Texas, and Vermont — have laws mandating support for onsite breast-feeding at child-care services such as day care.

Virginia mothers are allowed to breast-feed on any land or property owned by the state.


12 states and Puerto Rico allow breast-feeding mothers to skip jury duty.

Source: National Conference of State Legislatures