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Lactation Accommodations for Parents

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​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.

Talking to Your Boss About Your Pump: California (PDF): This fact sheet provides an overview on California law regarding breastfeeding-related needs at work.​

California Breastfeeding Coalition: Breastfeeding Laws & Regulations  

Office on Women's Health : Breastfeeding and going back to work: Helpful tips for planning ahead for your return 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 

U.S. Department of Labor: Regional Outreach Coordinator) 

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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