Breastfeeding at: Young Israel of Wavecrest and Bayswater, Bayswater, NY

Young Israel in Bayswater, NY, USA

Breastfeeding in the Sanctuary:

Breastfeeding is not permitted in the sanctuary.  A nursing mother has been told to either nurse in the bathroom or to go home.  It is not a welcoming atmosphere for breastfeeding.

Private Nursing Locations:

There is no private location for breastfeeding.

Other Information:

There is no information posted about synagogue policy about breastfeeding, either in the building or on the website or bulletin.

General Child Friendliness:

There is a changing table in the women’s bathroom.  Strollers may be parked outside, but are not allowed in the building.

Wrap-Up:

This synagogue received a rating of “Horrid, I’ll never go back with a breastfeeding baby ever- 7” out of 7, where 1 is the best rating, and 7 is the worst.

Contact Information:

Rabbi Eliezer Feuer at

Synagogue website: http://www.yiwb.org/

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