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BREASTFEEDING FRIENDLY EMPLOYER AWARD

Exclusive breastfeeding for at least 6 months after birth is optimal for the health of a mother and her infant. The Task Force would like to recognize employers that support breastfeeding in their workplaces. Find Out More

2015 NH Workplace Award - Business: DYN presented by Joyce Kelly RN, MPH

EMPLOYERS

www.womenshealth.gov/breastfeeding/employer-solutions/index.php
Beautiful, easy to use updated website for mothers returning to work

www.womenshealth.gov (this will give access to downloadable business case for breastfeeding documents listed below):

  • About The Business Case For Breastfeeding
  • For Business Managers
  • Easy Steps to Supporting Breastfeeding Employees
  • Tool Kit: Resources for Building a Lactation Support Program
  • Employee's Guide to Breastfeeding and Working
  • Outreach Marketing Guide

www.surgeongeneral.gov/library/calls/breastfeeding/index.html
www.surgeongeneral.gov/library/calls/breastfeeding/factsheet.html
www.usbreastfeeding.org (has US Department of Labor info & FAQ's about law)
www.cdc.gov
www.everymother.org/training_programs.php (info re: employer training programs)
www.everymother.org

For mothers:

www.womenshealth.gov/breastfeeding/going-back-to-work/
www.lalecheleague.org


EXAMPLES OF EMPLOYEE PUMP ROOMS & ITEMS NEEDED TO SUPPORT WOMEN RETURNING TO WORK AND PUMPING


Private space to pump

Counter space for pump and supplies

Sink to wash hands and pump kits

Space to store kits/Refrigerator optional but very nice!

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