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2010 Oklahoma Recognized Breastfeeding Friendly Worksites (Just Announced at Turning Point Conference) (PDF, 63.9 KB)

Employers Benefit When They Support Breastfeeding

Lower absenteeism

Higher productivity

Higher company loyalty

Higher employee morale

Lower health care costs

Mothers with formula fed children missed work because their children were ill three times more often compared to mothers who breastfed their children.

Workplace Breastfeeding Support Provision in Health Care Reform

The State Chamber & Oklahoma State Department of Health Joint Endorsement for Breastfeeding Friendly Worksite Recognition (PDF, 516 KB)

Breastfeeding Works Brochure (PDF, 177 KB)

Breastfeeding Friendly Worksite Application for Recognition (PDF, 52.1 KB)

Setting up “A Lactation Room” (PDF, 115.6 KB)

Estimated Costs of Furnishing a Workplace Room for Breastfeeding Moms (PDF, 71.4 KB)

"Workplace Breastfeeding Programs: Employer Case Studies"
New publication on Workplace Breastfeeding Programs,  from the National Business Group on Health in cooperation with the US Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health and the Health Resources and Services Administration’s Maternal and Child Bureau

Additional Employer Resources (PDF, 18.3 KB)

For Questions or comments, e-mail Nancy Bacon or Rosanne Smith.

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