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We are the Cincinnati and Southwest Ohio community's one-stop for breastfeeding/chestfeeding and breast milk feeding resources and advocacy.
Join us in promoting, supporting, and protecting breastfeeding and human milk feeding!
SWOBC calendar of local classes and events!
Our Milky Way Blog- new!
Cincinnati Children's Blog- updated!
Cradle Cincinnati Blog- updated!
New resource available! How to choose and get a breastpump before your baby is born- here.
New laws to protect pregnant and breast/chest feeding parents!
The Providing Urgent Maternal Protections (PUMP) for Nursing Mothers Act or "PUMP Act" was signed into law on December 29, 2022, extending federal protections for time and space to pump at work to millions more workers. Find out more here.
The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act gives workers the right to receive reasonable accommodations, like light duty, breaks, or a stool to sit on, for pregnancy, childbirth recovery, and related medical conditions, including lactation, unless it would be an undue hardship on the employer. Find out more here.
Learn more about your other rights and returning to work help here.
Need breast/chestfeeding help now?
Ohio Department of Health's Breastfeeding Hotline- 888-588-3423. Available 24/7, interpreters available. Línea directa de lactancia disponible 24/7 sin costo. Traductoras disponibles.
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