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Working and Breastfeeding
Employers Benefit When They Support Breastfeeding
Mothers with formula fed children missed work because their children were ill three times more often compared to mothers who breastfed their children.
Guide to the Rights of Breastfeeding Employees in Oklahoma - Overview & comparison of federal & state laws affecting Oklahoma working parents!
Sample Breastfeeding Policies
Breastfeeding Works Brochure (PDF, 177 KB)
Breastfeeding Friendly Worksite Application for Recognition (PDF, 52.1 KB)
Contact your Breastfeeding Friendly Worksite Regional Coordinator (updated September 2018)
5 Tips for Making Nursing Moms' Return to Work Transition Easier - Check this this blog
Department of Labor fact sheet on Break Time for Nursing Mothers - April 2018 revision
Supporting Nursing Moms at Work: Employer Solutions - Womenshealth.gov
New toolkit - Breastfeeding Benefits Coverage in the Affordable Care Act
Setting up “A Lactation Room” (PDF, 115.6 KB)
Investing in Workplace Breastfeeding Programs and Policies: An Employers Toolkit
Oklahoma legislation ensures that women have the right to breastfeed in public.
The Oklahoma State Department of Health encourages public establishments in Oklahoma to display this decal in a visible location, to indicate that nursing mothers and babies are welcome.
Displaying the decal will help breastfeeding women and their families to recognize places that welcome them.
To request a decal(s): Oklahoma Breastfeeding Decal Order Form
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