Kentucky’s Breastfeeding Laws

211.755 Breast-feeding permitted — Municipal ordinances not to prohibit or restrict — Interference prohibited. 

Permits a mother to breastfeed her baby or express breastmilk in any public or private location.  Requires that breastfeeding may not be considered an act of public indecency, indecent exposure, sexual conduct, lewd touching or obscenity.  Prohibits a municipality from enacting an ordinance that prohibits or restricts breastfeeding in a public or private place.  Prohibits individuals from interfering with a mother breastfeeding in any location.

 29A.100 Postponement of service or excusing of juror — Breastfeeding mothers to be excused. 

Directs judges at all levels of the court to excuse women who are breastfeeding or expressing breast milk from jury service until the child is no longer nursing.

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