Breastfeeding Laws

Tennessee has laws in place to support and protect breastfeeding families:

TCA 68-58-101: A mother may breastfeed in any public or private place she is authorized to be.

TCA 68-58-102: Breastfeeding shall not be considered public indecency or nudity, obscene, or sexual conduct.

TCA -68-58-103: Local governments shall not prohibit breastfeeding in public by local ordinance.

TCA 50-1-305: Employers must accommodate breastfeeding mothers at work.


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Breastfeeding Law in Tennessee

La Ley de Lactancia Materna en Tennessee

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