St Clair County Health Department Supports New Breastfeeding Law Breastfeeding: Anytime, Anywhere

The facts are clear according to the St. Clair County Health Department: breastfeeding is the healthiest way to feed a baby because it strengthens their immune system, guards them against obesity and diabetes, and forges a strong bond with their mom, among other benefits.  It also helps protect moms from breast and ovarian cancers and post-partum depression. Until this past year, Michigan moms may have been made to feel uncomfortable about feeding their baby in public, sometimes even being directed to breastfeed in bathrooms.  August is Breastfeeding Awareness Month in Michigan and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, St. Clair County Health Department (SCCHD), and Supplemental Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) invite you to join in celebrating the new law protecting a mother’s right to breastfeed anywhere she has a right to be.  Inviting and encouraging moms to breastfeed anytime and anywhere may (con't)
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