State of Breastfeeding Coverage

This report goes in-depth into coverage of the ACA’s breastfeeding benefits and found that women face widespread barriers to getting coverage of breastfeeding support and supplies. The report supplemented its review of plan documents with stories of real women gathered through NWLC’s CoverHer hotline, which helps women who are having trouble getting coverage for breastfeeding benefits as required by law.

Do you need help getting no-cost breastfeeding support and supplies? Check out our Breastfeeding Toolkit to get the facts and tools to understand your coverage under the health care law. Also, you can contact us at for help. 

Published On: May 20, 2015Associated Issues: Health BenefitsHealth CareHealth Care & Reproductive RightsReforming Insurance Practices