Indiana Breastfeeding Laws

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The State of Indiana enacted Code § 16-35-6 allowing nursing mothers the right to breastfeed their children anywhere in the state that the laws allow her to be. Indiana as also enacted several laws at a statewide level aimed at providing nursing mothers with more comfort at work. 


Indiana Breastfeeding Laws in Public

Ind. Code  § 16-35-6-1 allows a woman to breastfeed her child anywhere the law allows her to be. (HB 1510)

 

North Carolina Breastfeeding Laws at Work

Ind. Code  § 16-35-6-1 allows a woman to breastfeed her child anywhere the law allows her to be. (HB 1510)

 

Ind. Code § 22-2-14-2 and Ind. Code § 5-10-6-2 provide that state and political subdivisions shall provide for reasonable paid breaks for an employee to express breast milk for her infant, make reasonable efforts to provide a room or other location, other than a toilet stall, where the employee can express breast milk in private and make reasonable efforts to provide for a refrigerator to keep breast milk that has been expressed.  The law also provides that employers with more than 25 employees must provide a private location, other than a toilet stall, where an employee can express the employee's breast milk in private and if possible to provide a refrigerator for storing breast milk that has been expressed.