Charles City, Iowa – A nationwide nurse-in is scheduled to be held at the state capitol in Des Moines on Friday in an effort to bring a better awareness to public breastfeeding laws and end public breastfeeding discrimination.
State coordinator Amber Schwickerath of Charles City talks about how she became involved in the Nationwide Nurse-In.
Schwickerath said she has a great support system with her choice to breast feed her son and encourages others to participate in a local support group.
The state Nationwide Nurse-In will take place on Friday on the West Campus Terrace from 12:30 – 2 p.m. The peaceful demonstration will be in response to widespread breastfeeding law violations and to bring awareness to the laws that protect breastfeeding.
For more information, contact Amber Schwickerath at 641-425-2354.