How Every Mother Helps

Every Mother works with Federal and state agencies and as part of collective initiatives to improve support for working moms. Some of the major projects and resources Every Mother has developed include:

HHS Office on Women’s Health (OWH) Supporting Nursing Moms at Work: Employer Solutions 

Robust online searchable resource for employers featuring solutions from 200 businesses in all major industry categories. Hundreds of photos and videos are included. 


OWH Training Curriculum: Employer Solutions 

Comprehensive training platform for breastfeeding educators, local coalitions, or employers providing staff training. Housed at the website of the United States Breastfeeding Committee, the training curriculum is based on the engaging Visual Language© approach and features hundreds of photo images and videos that can be used for staff training, education of new parents, and outreach meetings with business organizations. Includes how-to video tutorials. 


HHS Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) Business Case for Breastfeeding

Toolkit of resources for supporting breastfeeding moms at work. Designed for employers, employees, and breastfeeding advocates, the free toolkit includes best practices for providing space and time to express milk at work, resources for new mothers to ease their return to work, and an Outreach Marketing Guide to assist in building relationships with employers. Individual toolkit components are available as PDF files to copy and print as needed. 


New York Department of Health Making it Work Toolkit

Comprehensive toolkit for assisting low-income breastfeeding women at work. The toolkit was based on statewide research with employers and employed breastfeeding women in a wide variety of job settings. Includes resources for employers, mothers, and family child care providers.   


Other Resources

National Conference of State Legislatures

State laws related to breastfeeding, including breastfeeding in the workplace.


United States Breastfeeding Committee

Information and links to resources for supporting nursing moms at work, including webinars, websites, Federal and state resources and initiatives, and activities of State breastfeeding coalitions.


U.S. Department of Labor

Information about Federal and State laws related to breastfeeding support in the workplace. 


Training Programs

Every Mother provides a wide range of training programs that can be tailored to meet the specific needs of business organizations, employers, local coalitions, and organizations serving working moms. 


Trainings can be conducted as webinars, in-person single event sessions, half-day workshops, or full-day workshops, with topics that vary from counseling new mothers about their return to work, supporting low-wage women with breastfeeding, conducting outreach with employers, and educating employers and supervisors about Federal and state laws and solutions for support.




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