Mother Friendly Workplace

The Breastfeeding Success Company consults and assists businesses seeking the Mother-Friendly Worksite Designation through the Texas Department of State Health Services DSHS, with the following services:

  • Lactation Policy Development and Implementation

  • Identification and Design of Pumping Rooms

  • Executive/Management Lactation Support Education

  • Ongoing Resource Sending Updates as Laws and Regulation Change

The Mother-Friendly Worksite Designation is awarded by DSHS to businesses that support their breastfeeding employees. A typical Mother-Friendly policy includes:

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  • Private space with a locked door for women to express breastmilk (not a bathroom)

  • Flexible break schedules to allow for adequate time for women to pump breastmilk

  • Written breastfeeding policy that is communicated to all staff

Federal and Texas law requires many employers to provide adequate break times and pumping facilities for their employees.

Mother-Friendly employers report positive outcomes after implementing their programs including:

  • Increased employee retention

  • Decreased turnover

  • Decreased sick time due to healthier infants and caregivers

  • Increased productivity and employee morale

  • Reduced insurance premiums

Federal and Texas law requires many employers to provide adequate break times and pumping facilities for their employees. Businesses that proactively chose to be designated as Mother-Friendly are sending a clear message to their employees and patrons that they support the law and support breastfeeding. BFS commends you on your dedication to creating a healthy community and work environment.

Learn more at http://texasmotherfriendly.org/

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