The choice to continue breastfeeding and providing human milk for a baby after mother returns to work is not a lifestyle choice but a health care decision. Breastfed babies and their moms who breastfeed them experience lasting health benefits. Providing a breastfeeding friendly atmosphere at your child care center or family day care home can encourage moms to continue breastfeeding after returning to work or school. A center that is breastfeeding friendly:
The first step is to complete an assessment to determine what additional steps you need to take, if any, to create a breastfeeding friendly environment at your facility.
Visit https://www.flbreastfeeding.org/breastfeeding-friendly-child-care-facilities/ – to learn tips on making your facility breastfeeding friendly or to apply to be designated as a Breastfeeding Friendly Child Care center in Florida.