Resources

We’ve complied a list of useful information for anyone interested in learning more about supporting mothers who continue to breastfeed while working.

Should you have any questions, please contact us for more guidance.

Information About Breast Pumps

You can get reimbursed for them by your health insurance- and no co-pay. You are still eligible even if your are not currently insured – Open Enrollment Season (November 15, 2014 to February 15, 2015) so sign up! According to a study [i], only 52 percent of moms... read more

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 pumps that might be appropriate for employed women. Worksites for... read more

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... read more

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 the likelihood of obesity is 22% lower among children who were... read more

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 trained counselors Downloadable booklet: “Easy... read more

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 women, teens, children, infants,... read more