Resources for Employers
Breastfeeding not only benefits mothers and their children. Businesses that support employees who are breastfeeding often have lower health care costs, lower employee turnover, higher employee productivity, and a good public image in their communities. Breastfeeding employees often take less time off work to care for sick infants because breastfed children are healthier in general. Visit the links below for information on how to support breastfeeding in the workplace.
Learn more about the benefits of creating a breastfeeding-friendly workplace and how to support your employees who return to work while breastfeeding.
Find tools and resources to help you set up a workplace lactation program.
This video explains how employees and employers can work together to support breastfeeding.
This document explains why supporting breastfeeding is good for businesses, and what employers and employees can do to create a supportive work environment.
Tips, resources, and assistance establishing a workplace lactation program at your workplace.
Resources and examples for employer time and space accommations for lactation program.
Provides online cost effective tips and solutions for various industry settings.
Read about state and federal laws that affect breastfeeding women.
Learn about your responsibility to provide break time to nursing mothers through this Department of Labor site.