Meals on wheels

Day, Jill
August 2006
Australian Parents;Aug/Sep2006, p30
The article discusses ways on how to combine breastfeeding and returning to work after a maternity leave. It is important to talk to the employer about the mother's intention to breastfeed. There are examples of workplace policies that can be used when negotiating the situation. There are also employers who provide workplace childcare. A childcare place near the workplace is a good option or have a family member bring the baby for breastfeeds. Before returning to work teach the baby to take expressed breast milk from the bottle.


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