Today, more than 80% of new mothers in the United States begin breastfeeding,1 and 6 in every 10 new mothers are in the workforce. Learn federal rules and requirements for employers about breastfeeding and lactation at work. How do I create a policy at work to support nursing.
Research shows that breastfeeding provides many health benefits for you and your baby. But it also can be difficult to manage breastfeeding in today's hurried.
A key issue for many employed moms who are breastfeeding their babies: being offered a comfortable, quiet space to pump in the office.
The landscape of breastfeeding has changed over the past several decades as more women initiate breastfeeding in the postpartum period.