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2013-12-10 Coalitions Bi-monthly Webinar
Topic: CDC-USBC Bi-Monthly Coalitions Webinar Archive
Owner: USBC Coalitions Staff
Date: 2015-03-23
Subtopic: 044

National Activities and Resources to Support Implementation of the Federal “Break Time for Nursing Mothers” Law

Amelia Psmythe
Deputy Director


Cheryl Lebedevitch
Media/PR & Development Coordinator

United States Breastfeeding Committee 


The United States Breastfeeding Committee will present new content developed with funding from the Office on Women’s Health to inform moms about their rights under the federal "Breaks for Nursing Mothers" law. This new resource combines information from all federal sources addressing the law and was developed with feedback from target audience reviewers to ensure the content is comprehensive and accessible. Concurrent to this work, the Nursing Breaks Law Task Force has identified gaps in information/guidance related to the law. This webinar will provide an opportunity to review the findings of this gap analysis and contribute additional clarifications needed. The compiled results from the gap analysis and this webinar will be shared with the Department of Labor. Additionally, USBC will share details on new funding awarded from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to work in this area.


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