Workplace feeding

Information for mothers

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

For the employers e-pack, please see the documents below:

Acas guide on accommodating breastfeeding in the workplace

Breast feeding friendly information for employers

Breastfeeding, work and study

Employers cover letter

Sample breastfeeding policy