Breastfeeding: Making it Work in the Workplace - Cincinnati Children's Blog

Breastfeeding: Making it Work in the Workplace

The theme this year for National Breastfeeding Month is “Breastfeeding and Work: Let’s Make it Work.” It is as an effort to increase awareness for mothers needing better access to breastfeeding resources in the workplace.

Part of the new Affordable Care Act requires employers to provide reasonable break time and a private, non-bathroom environment for nursing mothers to express breast milk during the workday, for up to one year after the child’s birth.

Ohio News Connection spoke with Dr. Ardythe Morrow about the strides being made to help moms in the workplace and the benefits of breastfeeding.

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