We provide high quality healthcare services primarily to the residents of East Lancashire and Blackburn with Darwen, which have a combined population in the region of 530,000.
To enable new Mums to be able to Breastfeed for as long as possible, it is really important that employers and workplaces in general are supportive of this.
Please see below some resources to help both staff and employers in making this happen.
ACAS Accommodating Breastfeeding in the workplace - Guidance for employers
Maternity Action Advice on continuing to breastfeed when you return to work
NHS The official NHS website giving advice on breastfeeding and going back to work
UNICEF Video on breastfeeding and returning to work
Acas guide on accommodating breastfeeding in the workplace
Breast feeding friendly information for employers
Breastfeeding, work and study
Employers cover letter
Sample breastfeeding policy