Many women plan to return to paid work in the months following the birth of a baby, either through choice or necessity. Knowing your rights and planning ahead can help you continue to breastfeed after your return. What are the options? • If a woman has worked for an employer for at least 26 weeks … [Read more...] about What legal rights do breastfeeding mothers have when returning to paid employment?
At the moment many women face difficult choices after they have had a baby. They may have agreed to return to work when their baby is six or nine months old, and while that can seem a long way off before the birth, LLLGB has found that many women feel it comes round all too quickly. While they are … [Read more...] about Accommodating breastfeeding on return to work
Many mothers work outside the home and continue to breastfeed. LLLGB is here to help with information and support if you are going back to work. I’m going back to work. Do I need to stop breastfeeding? Why is breastfeeding so important? But won’t it be a hassle? What are my options? Choose … [Read more...] about Working and Breastfeeding
Combining motherhood with paid employment is a challenge—but continuing to breastfeed can make it easier. Stopping breastfeeding increases your baby’s risk of illness, and the effort involved in buying, preparing and storing formula can be a major hassle. If you have little choice about returning to … [Read more...] about Workday Practicalities
When you and your baby have a satisfying breastfeeding relationship, preparing for any separation can leave you with mixed feelings. This is regardless of whether you’ll be away from your baby for just an hour or two, or longer. You may be concerned about whether your baby will take your expressed … [Read more...] about If You Leave Your Baby
World Breastfeeding Week 1-7 August 2015 Breastfeeding and Work: Let’s make it work! A Joint Statement from La Leche League GB, The Breastfeeding Network, Association of Breastfeeding Mothers, the Lactation Consultants of Great Britain and Maternity Action. This year the World Alliance for … [Read more...] about World Breastfeeding Week – A Joint statement