TITLE

Massachusetts passes public breastfeeding law

AUTHOR(S)
Marcus, Jake Aryeh
PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
Mothering;Mar/Apr2009, Issue 153, p33
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that a law protecting breastfeeding in public has been passed by the legislature of Massachusetts in January 2009.
ACCESSION #
36798908

 

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