Website designed by Jess Hughes, founding member of the Waukesha County Breastfeeding Coalition 

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Welcome to the Waukesha County Breastfeeding Coalition website!

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Join Us

We are always seeking new members to join the Coalition! Not sure if you want to join? Click the icon below to view the Waukesha County Breastfeeding Coalition Charter to see what we're all about.

WI Breastfeeding Laws

State Statute 253.16

A mother may breastfeed her child in any public or private location where the mother and child are otherwise authorized to be. In such a location, no person may prohibit a mother from breastfeeding her child, direct a mother to move to another location to breastfeed her child, direct a mother to cover her child or breast while breastfeeding, or otherwise restrict a mother from breastfeeding.

State of Wisconsin

Department of Health Services

Division of Public Health

P-00165 (12/2013)

Federal Breastfeeding Laws

Section 4207 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

The amendment requires an employer to provide reasonable break time for an employee to express breast milk for her nursing child for one year after the child's birth. The employer must also provide a place, other than a bathroom, for the employee to express breast milk. 

Section 4207 of the law amends the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) of 1938 (29 U.S. Code 207

We Won!

The Coalition is happy to announce that we won Breastfeeding Coalition of the Year 2019! Thank you to all of our partners for making this dream come true!