Lactation Accommodation Toolkit

Healthy Mothers' Workplace

The Benefits of Breastfeeding
• Breastfeeding: The Best Investment
• Breastfeeding: The Best For You, Your Baby & Your Family
• Business Managers: Bottom Line Benefits
• Cost Summary of Childhood Diseases
• Everyone Benefits Poster
• How Does Formula Compare to Breastmilk?

Creating a Lactation Program
• Maternity Leave and Return Toolkit for Employers and Employees
• College Lactation Programs
• Easy Steps to Supporting Breastfeeding Employees
• Setting Up a Lactation Room
• Timeline For Implementing Lactation Support Program

         Communication–Promotion and Feedback

         • Promotion
         • Lactation Program Promotion Table Tent
         • Sample Break Room Flyer

         • Feedback
         • Breastfeeding Employees
         • Supervisors and Colleagues

Developing a Lactation Policy
• California Law
• Federal Law

         • Policy Templates
         • Breastfeeding-Friendly Workplace Policies
         • Model Workplace Breastfeeding/Milk Expression Policy
         • Policy for Supporting Breastfeeding Employees
         • Sample Worksite Breastfeeding Policy

         • Examples of Companies’ Policies (used with permission)
         • University of Rhode Island (

Developing Babies-At-Work Policies
• Babies-at-Work Fact Sheet
• Parenting In The Workplace Institute’s Template

         Examples of Companies’ Policies (used with permission)
         • AIDS Legal Referral Panel (
         • Hotstudio (

Employee Educational Materials
• A WIC Guide to Breastfeeding
• Breastfeeding Babies-Good for Child Care Centers
• Breastfeeding While Working Or Going To School
• Employees’ Guide to Breastfeeding
• Pumping and Storing Breastmilk for Your Baby
• Sample Workday Schedule
• Working and Breastfeeding-It Can Work
• You Can Make Plenty Of Breastmilk

• Resource Guide
• Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding Executive Summary
• Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding