Breastfeeding in Public

North Carolina law protects a mother’s right to breastfeed “in any public or private location where she is otherwise authorized to be”.


To read more about laws protecting breastfeeding, visit our page on Breastfeeding Laws and Regulations.

Additionally, Best For Babes, a national breastfeeding advocacy organization, has launched a nursing in public incident reporting hotline. Visit their website by clicking here to learn more.

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We support you!

NCBC supports your right to breastfeed in public. Let us know about your breastfeeding experiences, both positive and negative, by Contacting Us.

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IMPORTANT: The content of the NCBC site, such as text, graphics, images, and other material are for informational purposes only. The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician, certified lactation consultant, or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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