Agenda item

Breast Feeding Policy

Decision:

*RESOLVED –

 

That the Breast Feeding Policy be approved and implemented.

 

REASON FOR DECISIONS

 

To ensure consistency amongst staff to create an atmosphere within Council venues in which a mother is able to breastfeed comfortably and confidently.

Minutes:

The Policy Officer submitted a report seeking approval for the proposed Breast Feeding Policy.

 

Breastfeeding in public places was legal and protected under the Equality Act for as long as a mother wished to breastfeed her baby, toddler or small child without an age restriction. Protection under the legislation covered any public space from parks and leisure facilities to public buildings and using public transport.

 

The proposed Breast Feeding Policy was attached at Appendix 1 of the officer’s report.

 

*RESOLVED –

 

That the Breast Feeding Policy be approved and implemented.

 

REASON FOR DECISIONS

 

To ensure consistency amongst staff to create an atmosphere within Council venues in which a mother is able to breastfeed comfortably and confidently.

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