Moms, advocates: State should do more to allow breastfeeding

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Advocates for breastfeeding say Alabama employers should do a better job of allowing breastfeeding at work. There are at least 29 states that have laws protecting breastfeeding and pumping at work, but Alabama is not one of them.

The state has the third-lowest breastfeeding rate in the nation, according to the CDC. Mothers in Alabama tend to quit breastfeeding sooner than elsewhere in the United States. This is happening due to a lack of knowledge and support from their employers.

Read the full story from the San Francisco Chronicle.

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