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(1) The Montana legislature finds that breastfeeding a baby is an important and basic act of nurturing that must be protected in the interests of maternal and child health and family values. A mother has a right to breastfeed the mother's child in any location, public or private, where the mother and child are otherwise authorized to be present, irrespective of whether or not the mother's breast is covered during or incidental to the breastfeeding.
(2) A unit of local government may not prohibit breastfeeding in public by local ordinance.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Montana Title 50. Health and Safety § 50-19-501. Nursing mother and infant protection - last updated April 27, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/mt/title-50-health-and-safety/mt-code-ann-sect-50-19-501.html
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