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Breastfeeding Initiative

Lactation Accommodations for Parents


Workplace Breastfeeding Support 


This infographic shares information on lactation accommodation laws in California, data highlighting disparities in workplace breastfeeding support, and steps that employers and employees can take to implement lactation accommodation. 

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Know your breastfeeding rights lactation accommodation for Parents (PDF): Going back to work doesn’t mean that you have to stop breastfeeding. Learn more about your rights as a breastfeeding employee in California.

Guide to the Rights of Breastfeeding Employees in California : An overview of the laws that protect the rights of breastfeeding employees in California to express breast milk during the workday.

California Breastfeeding Coalition: Workplace Lactation Accommodation 

Making It Work Toolkit (PDF) : Helpful tips for breastfeeding when you go back to work.

Pregnancy + My Job : A Guide to What, When, How
This guide describes WHAT your workplace rights are in California during and after pregnancy. It also teaches you WHEN and HOW to use your rights.

U.S. Food and Drug Administration: Breast Pump General Information 

Department of Labor Outreach Staff (PDF) 

Work and Pump : Mother-to-mother advice for moms working outside the home and breastfeeding. Message boards, news updates, and info for employers.

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