Breastfeeding Rights:

BREASTFEEDING IN PUBLIC PLACES:

NMSA 1978, Section 28-20-1 (1999) makes it legal for a mother to "breastfeed her child in any location, public or private, where the mother is otherwise authorized to be present."

USE OF A BREAST PUMP IN THE WORKPLACE:

NMSA 1978, Section 28-20-2 (amended 2007) requires employers to provide flexible break time, and a clean, private space, not a bathroom, in order to foster the ability of a nursing mother who is an employee to use a breast pump in the workplace.

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