For Employers and Worksites

  • Making It Work Toolkit for Employers: This resource assists employers in complying with state and federal laws and explains the basic needs of employees, common sense solutions, resources, and FAQs. A checklist for employers is included which assists supervisors plan for employee requests for lactation accommodations.
  • Business Case for Breastfeeding: This is a comprehensive program designed to educate employers about the value of supporting breastfeeding employees in the workplace. The program highlights how such support contributes to the success of the entire business. The Business Case for Breastfeeding offers tools to help employers provide worksite lactation support and privacy for breastfeeding mothers to express milk.
  • Support for Breastfeeding in the Workplace: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Guide for Breastfeeding Interventions provides the rationale and evidence of effectiveness for workplace support programs.
  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Lactation Support Program Policy: This CDC policy serves as an example of a lactation support program which provides education and support to CDC employees who are pregnant or breastfeeding.