Houston Matters

Breastfeeding in Public: What Are Your Rights?

August is World Breastfeeding Awareness Month, and thousands of Texas mothers choose to breastfeed their babies instead of using formula. It’s a practice that’s been going on for thousands of years, but only in the last few did breastfeeding in public become a social and legal issue. We hear the story of a Houston mom who took […]

August is World Breastfeeding Awareness Month, and thousands of Texas mothers choose to breastfeed their babies instead of using formula.

It’s a practice that’s been going on for thousands of years, but only in the last few did breastfeeding in public become a social and legal issue.

We hear the story of a Houston mom who took on a national department store chain over her attempt to breastfeed in one of its stores. And we learn about the social and legal issues regarding breastfeeding in Texas.

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