Action Alert: Insurance Coverage for Donor Milk in Massachusetts
The Massachusetts House and Senate are considering two related bills on insurance coverage for donor milk. Visit the Mothers' Milk Bank Northeast Website for more information on how MA needs you to act now!
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) of 2012 requires health plans in the United States to cover “breastfeeding support, supplies and counseling by a trained provider during pregnancy and/or in the postpartum period.” Visit our Parents Resource Center for more information.
Breastfeeding and employment are compatible, important, and represent a win-win for everybody. Infants experience fewer illnesses, mothers use less sick days to care for their ill infant, and companies benefit from decreased employee turnover, fewer one day absences, and lower health care costs.
The MBC Annual Conference is for lactation professionals, doctors, midwives, doulas, nutritionists, volunteer breastfeeding counselors and others interested in evidence-based breastfeeding information. REGISTRATION CLOSED. STAY TUNED FOR DETAILS ON OUR 2020 CONFERENCE!