In fact, because they are providing their babies with living antibodies in their milk they tend to miss fewer work hours and days, (1). Additional research shows that breastfeeding reduces healthcare costs (2), reduces turnover and improves company loyalty (3). and that for every dollar spent on work-site lactation programs, $3 dollars is saved (4).
Supporting breastfeeding is good for mothers and babies and good for business. New federal requirements to provide time and space for nursing mothers to express milk for their babies is also raising awareness among business owners and management of their employees’ needs.
The Breastfeeding Success Company corporate lactation program prepares businesses large and small alike to comply with federal and state lactation protection laws.