Working & Breastfeeding: It Can Work

Self Advocacy Tool Kit

This toolkit was developed to increase the number of participants who successfully combine breastfeeding with employment. It contains materials that have been designed for participants, and employers.


CA Breastfeeding Law Cards: 

These wallet-sized cards, provided free by the Breastfeeding Task Force, contain text from lactation laws in the State of California.

“All About Breastfeeding” Website by the New York State WIC office

Business  Case for Breastfeeding, “Employee’s Guide to Breastfeeding and Working”

California Department of Public Health WIC WORKS Website

Flexible Work Websites to Help Facilitate Working and Breastfeeding

Maternal and Child Health Library Information on how to pump, ways to increase milk production and mother-to-mother support.

Temporary Space:  Using a tent to create privacy and portability in the workplace

Wage and Hour Division’s Resource Page for Nursing Mothers Mother-to-mother advice for moms working outside the home and breastfeeding. Message boards, news updates, info for employers.  

World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action – Breastfeeding Women and Work