SB 502 (Hospital Infant Feeding Act) has made it to the Governor’s desk, but he has not yet signed it. We need your help to ensure this critical bill is signed into law. Let Governor Brown know how important policies that support breastfeeding are by sending a letter in today! Letters must be received by Friday, September 16.
ACTION: Fax or mail a letter of support to Governor Brown by Friday, September 16, at 1-916-558-3160. Click here to download a template letter of support.
SB 502 would require all perinatal hospitals in California to have an infant feeding policy in place, based on the Baby Friendly Ten Steps, or the Department of Public Health’s Model Policies. Hospitals would be required to post this policy in their perinatal unit or on their hospital website, and to routinely communicate this policy to all staff.
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