The Business Case for Breastfeeding: The Bottom Line for Employers

Geared to breastfeeding coalitions and others who work with employers.

Addresses needs of businesses when establishing lactation support, including: financial benefits, legal requirements, and basic accommodations.

Includes outreach strategies, motivators and barriers of employers, and solutions for support.     

Length: 1.5 hours


Easy Steps to Employee Lactation Support

Practical strategies for HR managers and supervisors for creating and maintaining employee lactation support services.

Includes return-on investment to the employers, solutions for addressing legal requirements, and resources for support.

Session can be industry-specific, with strategies and options appropriate to companies in that sector.

Length: 1.5 hours


Supporting Nursing Moms at Work WORKSHOP

Full day workshop for partners and stakeholders who wish to conduct outreach with businesses.

Addresses Federal and State legal requirements, effective ways to approach employers, solutions for non-office settings, policy development, and resources.

Includes community-based strategic planning.

Length: 6 hours   




Making it Work: Supporting Employed Moms at Work

Practical, effective ways for counseling women returning to work.

Addresses establishing and maintaining milk production, solutions for time and space to express milk at work in varied settings, and empowering mothers to work effectively with supervisors, coworkers, and family  members about their needs.

Length: 1.5 hours 


Making it Work: Supporting Low-Wage Earners with Breastfeeding

Counseling women who work in low-wage and hourly jobs, particularly in non-office settings (such as retail stores, restaurants, manufacturing, and outdoor jobs).

Includes research on the impact of the low-wage environment on breastfeeding outcomes, solutions for common challenges, and ways to garner support.

Can be tailored to specific work environments of the community. 

Length: 1.5 hours



Child Care Support


Child Care: Engaging Child Care Providers

Practical solutions for providing breastfeeding support in child care settings.

Includes motivators and barriers to lactation support in the child care environment, options for support, teaching strategies to offer providers, and resources for support.

Length: 1-1.5 hours


Child Care: Engaging Family Caregivers

Ramping up support for breastfeeding among family caregivers.

Addresses needs of mothers and family members, ways to have a positive conversation about breastfeeding, and practical ways family caregivers can feed and care for a breastfed baby.

Length: 1-1.5 hours


Child Care: Supporting Breastfeeding Breastfed Babies in Child Care

Geared to child care providers, this presentation addresses basic needs of breastfed babies and their parents, ways to care for a breastfed baby, and how to safely handle, store, and feed human milk to infants.

Also includes ways to support new mothers, and helpful resources.

Length: 1.5 hours   



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