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'Nurse-out' at Maymont to celebrate breastfeeding law

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) -

Moms in Virginia no longer need to find a bathroom if they'd like to breastfeed. Starting Wednesday, it's legal to breastfeed in public across the state.

To celebrate the change, a nurse-out will be underway in just a few hours. Crowds of moms, babies and breastfeeding supporters will be having lunch at Maymont.

Before Wednesday, moms could only breastfeed on private property or state property. Now they have their choice. No need to find a bathroom if they don't choose.

Virginia is actually one of the last states to adopt public breastfeeding.

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