FAQ on Employed Breastfeeding Mothers & Health Care Reform

April 2, 2010. Posted in: Blog Posts

Press release from the United States Breastfeeding Committee:

USBC Applauds Workplace Breastfeeding Support Provision in Health Care Reform

Press release (PDF file) from the US Lactation Consultant Association:

US Lactation Consultant Association Commends Breastfeeding Support Provision in Health Care Reform

Here’s the USBC FAQ:

Health Care Reform Boosts Support for Employed Breastfeeding Mothers: FAQ

With the inclusion of this provision in health care reform legislation, the U.S. joins the rest of the industrialized world in recognizing breastfeeding as the natural outcome of pregnancy, and workplace lactation programs as the natural outcome of a society where the majority of mothers and infants are separated due to work.