Sec. 165.001 Legislative Finding

on Feb 02, 2011 in Texas

The legislature finds that breastfeeding a baby is an important and basic act of nurture that must be encouraged in the interests of maternal and child health and family values. In compliance with the breastfeeding promotion program established under the federal Child Nutrition Act of 1966 (42 U.S.C. Section 1771 et seq.), the legislature recognizes breastfeeding as the best method of infant nutrition.

Sec. 165.002 Right to Breastfeed
A mother is entitled to breastfeed her baby in any location in which the mother is authorized to be.

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