On August 6, 2011, the U.S. Breastfeeding Committee (USBC) officially declared that August is National Breastfeeding Month. The 2022 theme is Together We Do Great Things.
1. Public Breastfeeding: All 50 states have laws that specifically allow women to breastfeed in any public or private location. This became a law in 2018 with Idaho and Utah being the last states to legalize breastfeeding in public.
2. Breastfeeding in the Workplace: 32 states, including Minnesota, have laws related to breastfeeding in the workplace.