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Tuesday, May 01, 2007Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) is reintroducing the Breastfeeding Promotion Act this year and is hosting a pre-Mother's Day nurse-in at the Capital Building to promote it.
If you are in or near the D.C. area (or up for a road trip), here's the information.
WHAT: "NURSE-IN" to introduce the Breastfeeding Promotion Act
WHO: Nursing mothers
Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY)
Congressman Chris Shays (R-CT)
Others to be announced
WHEN: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Thursday, May 10, 2007
WHERE: Cannon Terrace
New Jersey and Independence Ave., SE
Washington, D.C. (Capitol Hill)
INCLEMENT WEATHER ROOM: TBD
The last time there was a Capital Hill nurse-in, more than 100 mothers showed up with their families. Hopes are that this one will be even bigger.
If you do attend, please contact Lorrie Chappel to let her know so that she can get a head count put together. Also, pleas contact Lorrie if you have experienced work place discrimination because you breastfeed (or breastfed) and would be willing to talk about it at the rally.