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Elise Fulara
Breastfeed Chicago
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It protects babies

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It protects mothers

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Less environmental impact

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Economically beneficial
◦ To families
◦ To...


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AAP (2012) called breastfeeding an
important “public health issue and not only a
lifestyle choice.”
US Surgeon Gener...


Identified key barriers to breastfeeding:
◦ Lack of knowledge and problems that arise from it
◦ Poor family and social ...
Source: Illinois Breastfeeding Blueprint:
http://www.ilbreastfeedingblueprint.org/pages/data/4.php
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The Right To Breastfeed Act (Public Act 0930942) – enacted 2004 states:
“A mother may breastfeed her baby in any
locati...
“A woman who has been denied the right to
breastfeed by the owner or manager of a
public or private location, other than a...
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Recent (2010) museum visitation research
found that families with children 5 and under
were an important museum visitat...


Social media “page bombing”

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Nurse-ins staged with media coverage

Image credit: AP/Getty Images.
http://www.cnn.com...
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Train all staff, docents, and
vendors on the law.
◦ Incorporate information as part of
orientation and ongoing training...




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Available at:

http://breastfeedchicago.files
.wordpress.com/2013/03/br
eastfeed-chicago-customerservices-guide.p...
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required but nice. Some
moms prefer or need the privacy
◦ Not in a bathroom
◦ Provide clean and pleasant space with...
Chicago
Children’s
Museum

Oak Lawn
Children’s
Museum
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

Available at:

http://www.breastfeeding
symbol.org/download/
Copyright-free symbol
that can be downloaded
and integr...


Nursing mothers who are museum employees
may be entitled to:
◦ Break time (unpaid) to express milk
◦ A private location...
Museum of
Contemporary
Art

Image credits (this slide and #13): The wonderful
moms of Breastfeed Chicago’s Facebook group.
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  • Embarrassment While breastfeeding is considered a natural skill, some mothers The popular culture’ssexualization of breasts compels some women to conceal breastfeeding. Improving support for women to breastfeed can help them better accommodate the demands of everyday life while protecting their infants’ health.
  • Breastfeeding is Not IndecencyOnly place limited is houses of worship
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  • Transcript of "Legal Aspects of Breastfeeding for Illinois' Museums"

    1. 1. Elise Fulara Breastfeed Chicago
    2. 2.  It protects babies  It protects mothers  Less environmental impact  Economically beneficial ◦ To families ◦ To the health care system & overall economy
    3. 3.   AAP (2012) called breastfeeding an important “public health issue and not only a lifestyle choice.” US Surgeon General released “Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding Mothers” in 2011.
    4. 4.  Identified key barriers to breastfeeding: ◦ Lack of knowledge and problems that arise from it ◦ Poor family and social support ◦ Social norms ◦ Embarrassment ◦ Employment and Childcare ◦ Health Services/Health Care Providers
    5. 5. Source: Illinois Breastfeeding Blueprint: http://www.ilbreastfeedingblueprint.org/pages/data/4.php
    6. 6.  The Right To Breastfeed Act (Public Act 0930942) – enacted 2004 states: “A mother may breastfeed her baby in any location, public or private, where the mother is otherwise authorized to be, irrespective of whether the nipple of the mother's breast is uncovered during or incidental to the breastfeeding;…”
    7. 7. “A woman who has been denied the right to breastfeed by the owner or manager of a public or private location, other than a private residence or place of worship, may bring an action to enjoin future denials of the right to breastfeed. If the woman prevails in her suit, she shall be awarded reasonable attorney's fees and reasonable expenses of litigation.”
    8. 8.  Recent (2010) museum visitation research found that families with children 5 and under were an important museum visitation demographic. ◦ Increased their museum visitation rates during the economic down-turn. ◦ Most likely segment to engage in repeat museum visitation. Source: http://reachadvisors.typepad.com/museum_audience_insight/201 0/03/museum-visitation-in-tough-economic-times.html
    9. 9.  Social media “page bombing”  Nurse-ins staged with media coverage Image credit: AP/Getty Images. http://www.cnn.com/2012/08/17/living/parenting-latch-on-nyc/
    10. 10.  Train all staff, docents, and vendors on the law. ◦ Incorporate information as part of orientation and ongoing training. ◦ Post information where staff can see it. ◦ Provide instructions to staff about what to do if another patron complains about a breastfeeding mother.
    11. 11.    Available at: http://breastfeedchicago.files .wordpress.com/2013/03/br eastfeed-chicago-customerservices-guide.pdf Can be included in training binders and posted in staff areas. Ensure all front-end staff and vendors are aware of the law.
    12. 12.  Not required but nice. Some moms prefer or need the privacy ◦ Not in a bathroom ◦ Provide clean and pleasant space with activities for older children. ◦ Ensure all staff, docents, and vendors know that moms don’t have to use it just because it’s there.
    13. 13. Chicago Children’s Museum Oak Lawn Children’s Museum
    14. 14.   Available at: http://www.breastfeeding symbol.org/download/ Copyright-free symbol that can be downloaded and integrated into signs for the public areas of your museum to indicate nursing mothers’ rights will be respected.
    15. 15.  Nursing mothers who are museum employees may be entitled to: ◦ Break time (unpaid) to express milk ◦ A private location to express milk that is not a bathroom  Illinois ◦ Nursing Mothers in the Workplace Act (2004)  Federal - US Department of Labor ◦ Break Time For Nursing Mothers (2010)
    16. 16. Museum of Contemporary Art Image credits (this slide and #13): The wonderful moms of Breastfeed Chicago’s Facebook group.
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