Nationwide Nurse-In Set For Friday In Des Moines


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.


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Chris was born in Webster City and raised in Charles City. As a young kid, he would always be caught singing along to songs on the radio. He says he's good at karaoke but we think otherwise. ;) In his free time, he enjoys beginning new projects at home and hardly ever finishing them. Chris lives in Charles City with his wife Vicki and a daughter Brynlee.