Breastfeeding-Friendly Workplaces

To be designated as a Breastfeeding-Friendly Workplace, businesses must have the following:
  • Reasonable break time for working mothers to pump breast milk, as needed, throughout the work period
  • One or more permanent breastfeeding/lactation rooms or a clean, private, and safe space with an outlet, other than a toilet stall that mothers can use for lactation when needed
  • A working sink near the breastfeeding/lactation location where mothers can clean pumping equipment
  • The lactation support (a place to pump and time allowed for breaks) is communicated to all current and future employees
Louisiana Breastfeeding Coalition • Breastfeeding-Friendly Workplaces
To be designated as a Breastfeeding-Friendly Workplace Champion, businesses must have all of the above requirements, in addition to:
  • A written policy to support workplace lactation that meets minimum federal law requirements

Please contact us at if you have questions or would like some technical assistance in establishing lactation accommodations.

In compliance with Louisiana state law, all but 3 public school boards in Louisiana have passed policies to support school employees who breastfeed. These school boards and the schools under their jurisdiction have also been designated as Breastfeeding-Friendly Workplace Champions.

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See the Lists of Breastfeeding-Friendly Workplaces & Champions!