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Barriers to breast-feeding

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A woman is in a store with her baby, who starts crying to express his hunger. She begins breast-feeding her child, and the person working there calls the police.

The mother-in-law of one of my friends told me about this incident, which took place in the 1980s.

In recent years, there have been several changes to slowly shift toward greater tolerance of breast-feeding. Currently, 45 states, including Louisiana, have laws that specifically allow women to breast-feed in any public or private location.

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