New Benefits for Breastfeeding Moms: Facts and Tools to Understand Your Coverage under the Health Care Law

This toolkit is designed for women, advocates, community-based organizations, and health care providers to provide information on the coverage of breastfeeding support, supplies, and counseling in the health care law (Affordable Care Act) and offer tools to women who encounter problems with this coverage. The toolkit also includes detailed instructions on how to call insurance companies, how to file an appeal if the plan denies coverage, and provides draft appeal letters tailored to commonly encountered scenarios.

National Women's Law Center, 2014

Evidence Rating: III

Cost: Free

Additional Info:


Breastfeeding Insurance Coverage

Perinatal Periods:

Postpartum Prenatal

Resource types:

Toolkits for Providers Tools and informational materials for participants

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