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Breast Pump Resources

Local distributors of breast pumps can be identified through medical supply outlets or a hospital lactation department. Your local hospital can also give information on suppliers of types of breast...

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Benefits of Breastfeeding

US Department of Health and Human Services Breastfeeding: Best for Baby—Best for Mom American Academy of Pediatrics Breastfeeding and the Use of Human Milk American Dietetic Association Promoting and Supporting...

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Child Obesity Report to the President

EXCERPT FROM THE WHITE HOUSE TASK FORCE CHILD OBESITY REPORT TO THE PRESIDENT (FOOTNOTES OMITTED): Breastfeeding Children who are breastfed are at reduced risk of obesity.  Studies have found that...

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Resources for Working Mothers

US Government Agencies Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Proper Handling Storage of Breast MilkU.S. Department of Health and Human Services/Office on Women’s Health Help Line 800-994-9662, staffed by...

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Resources for Employers

U.S. Government Agencies U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (1-888-ASK-HRSA) Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) Two MCHB websites offer a broad array of resources for...

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Non-Traditional Employment

EXAMPLES OF CREATIVE SOLUTIONS FOR PUMPING STATION LOCATIONS Closets or storage space can be converted to pumping stations. Private and secure conference rooms or empty offices can be rotated as...

Helpful Tips for Approaching Your Supervisor

What You Should Expect from Your Supervisor You should expect: Clear information on your employer’s lactation policy and support services Flexible breaks allowing you to express milk on your natural schedule during working...

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The Importance of Expressing Milk

It is well-established that breastfeeding is important to the health of babies and their mothers. When a woman returns from maternity leave she faces a choice between weaning her baby...