Resources

 

Employees and Nursing Mothers

The following links contain information on breastfeeding, breast pumps, storing milk, and returning to work.

Media Coverage: IRS Ruling Breast Pumps as Tax Deductible

Department of Federal Affairs and American Academy of Pediatrics

Returning to Work While Breastfeeding 

 

American Academy of Family Physicians

Supporting Breastfeeding Mothers as They Return to Work

 

American Academy of Pediatrics

The Business Case for Breastfeeding. Steps to Creating a Breastfeeding Friendly Worksite

 

United States Department of Health and Human Services

How to Continue Breastfeeding After Returning to Paid Work

Colorado Breastfeeding Coalition

 

 Employers

The following links contain information on how to make workplace accommodations for nursing mothers, creating lactation support programs, how employers can benefit, and support for breastfeeding policies.

 Lactation Support Program

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

An employer toolkit for lactation programs.

Accommodations for Breastfeeding in the Workplace (Checklist)

United States Breastfeeding Committee (USBC) 

Covers facilities for accommodating nursing mothers and an employers' breastfeeding support sample policy.

Workplace Breastfeeding Support

United States Breastfeeding Committee (USBC)

Includes benefits for employers for making workplace accommodations and how to create workplace accommodations including space, time, and support.

The Business Case for Breastfeeding. Steps for Creating a Breastfeeding Friendly Worksite: For Business Managers  United States Department of Health and Human Services
 Tool Kit Resources for Building a Lactation Support Program United States Department of Health and Human Services
(Reproducible Resources)

 

 

References

Advisory Bulletin: Workplace Accommodations for Nursing Mothers Act, 33(II)
Colorado Revised Statute 8-13.5-104 (Right of Nursing Mothers to Express Breast Milk In the Workplace)
Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Section 4207
29 U.S.C. 207(r)(1)

Websites

Colorado Breastfeeding Coalition
La Leche League of Colorado
Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment Special Supplemental Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC)
American Academy of Pediatrics
9to5, National Association of Working Women
United States Breastfeeding Committee