Breastfeeding is an important activity for mother and child, both for heath and bonding. House Bill 448, is a policy measure to exempt breastfeeding from Idaho's indecent exposure statue, in order to reduce barriers to women being able to respond to breastfeeding when, where and how her child needs to be fed. This bill was introduced into the House Judiciary & Rules Committee by Rep. Paul Amador. Since introduction, it has passed unanimously in the House Committee and Floor. It will be heard by the Senate in early March.
We thank Rep. Amador for his support of Idaho moms and kids, and all of those from the Idaho Breastfeeding Coalition who have worked diligently to help pass this important measure for Idaho families. We believe every mother should have the right to breastfeed her child in any location she and her child have the right to be. You can follow us on Facebook- Idaho Breastfeeding Advocates.