Improving the health of our communities by protecting, promoting and supporting breastfeeding in Oneida, Forest, Vilas and Price Counties
THE BUSINESS CASE FOR BREASTFEEDING
The Business Case for Breastfeeding is a comprehensive program designed to educate employers about the value of supporting breastfeeding employees in the workplace. The program highlights how such support contributes to the success of the entire business.
The Business Case for Breastfeeding offers tools to help employers provide worksite lactation support and privacy for breastfeeding mothers to express milk. The program also offers guidance to employees on breastfeeding and working. Resources to help lactation specialists and health professionals to educate employers in their communities are also available.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration: The Business Case for Breastfeeding.
Steps for Creating a Breastfeeding Friendly Worksite:
Babies in the Workplace
"Making It Work”
Toolkit on-line resource from New York State for breastfeeding mothers returning to work or school:
“Space Solutions for Nursing Women at Work”
7.41 minute video from womenshealth.gov
Web site support for working mothers by Kirsten Berggren, PhD, CLC, author of Working Without Weaning (2006)