This law protects women who are breastfeeding in public places, stating that they they are allowed to so in any public spaces that mother and child are otherwise allowed to be (and thus not subject to being charged with a general offense).
This policy may correspond to diet-related strategies identified by the County Health Rankings’ What Works for Health tool, including:
For research on the potential effectiveness, please review the category links above.
We understand that this information is not comprehensive. It also does not include other important forms of evidence such as community members’ lived experiences and practice-based evidence.
See references to "mother" and "child." § 22-15.
Support for breastfeeding supports public health goals.
Section 22-15 is located in Chapter 22 (Offenses—Miscellaneous); Article I. (In General). History: enacted by Ord. No. 2005.95, 12-1-05.