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Mothers and advocates gather to celebrate the 20th anniversary of a law protecting a woman's right to breastfeed anywhere on Friday, Aug. 8, 2014. (Credit: WCBS 880/Monica Miller)

Mothers, Advocates Gather To Celebrate 20th Anniversary Of Breastfeeding Law

Mothers and breastfeeding advocates gathered on the steps of City Hall Friday to celebrate the 20th anniversary of a state law protecting a woman’s right to breastfeed anywhere.

08/08/2014

Newborn Baby Feet

L.I. Nursing Mom Threatens To Sue Police For Being Told To ‘Cover Up’

Andrea Zeledon-Mussio said when she began breastfeeding her baby in her SUV, an officer from the Riverhead Police Department told her to cover up several times.

04/22/2014

Breastfeeding (file / credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Mothers Seek To Set Record For Breastfeeding At Inwood Hill Park

Dozens of mothers gathered in Inwood Hill Park in Upper Manhattan Saturday morning, in an effort to break the world record for the largest number of women breastfeeding at the same time.

08/03/2013

Latch On NYC Breastfeeding Campaign (credit: NYC Health Dept.)

Latch On NYC Breastfeeding Initiative Takes Effect

A controversial city-wide program took effect Monday. Latch On NYC was designed to support mothers who choose to breastfeed their newborns.

09/03/2012

Breastfeeding (file / credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

New Mother Horrified After Breastfeeding Video Is Spliced Into Porn And Distributed Online

What was supposed to a joyful time in the life of a new mother turned into a nightmare after she agreed to appear in an informational video on breastfeeding.

08/08/2012

Latch On NYC Breastfeeding Campaign (credit: NYC Health Dept.)

Mayor Bloomberg Declares War On Baby Formula

Mayor Michael Bloomberg has banned smoking in New York City parks and is trying to ban the sale of sugary drinks over 16 ounces. But he already has his sights on his next target: baby formula.

07/30/2012

Grumer with son Aram. (credit: Time.com)

Provocative TIME Magazine Cover Shows Mother Breastfeeding 3-Year-Old Son

Here’s one magazine cover that will surely get your attention.

05/10/2012

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Report: Beyonce Nurses Baby Blue In West Village, Sparks Breastfeeding Debate

Witnesses say Beyonce and Jay-Z were having brunch earlier this week inside a West Village cafe when she decided to breastfeed baby Blue Ivy in public, not opting for the privacy of the bathroom.

03/02/2012

Breastfeeding (file / credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Upper East Side Store Owner Trying To Help Break Breastfeeding Record

Calling all lactating moms! It’s World Breastfeeding Week!

08/02/2011

Lynda Williams & her daughter Jayln (credit: CBS 2)

Brooklyn Mom Vows To Continue Fight Against Hospital In Alleged Breastfeeding Mix-Up

Lynda Williams sued the hospital for negligence and won. However, the hospital appealed the ruling and last week, the state Supreme Court decided the hospital was not at fault.

04/21/2011