Reliable Sources of Information About Breastfeeding and Expressing Milk While at Work
Link to 6 Key Laws Parents in California Need to Know: https://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/workfamilyca/pages/27/attachments/original/1458167572/KeyLawPoster_ENG.pdf?1458167572
This page contains links to information for mothers who need to breastfeed or express milk during times when they are away from their babies for non-medical reasons. Some of the information also applies to mothers who are separated from their infants for other reasons, but it is not meant to replace the information provided to you directly by a qualified IBCLC or other trained breastfeeding supporter. If your baby is sick, hospitalized, born prematurely (including those born more than 1 week before due date), or has a medical condition, you need to seek assistance from an IBCLC if you are having problems with breastfeeding, expressing milk, milk supply, or if your baby is not able to feed at the breast for any reason.
Please keep in mind that general information and tips created for a broad audience do not always help individuals who are struggling with any aspect of breastfeeding, and if you have any medical conditions or are taking any medications or herbs, the "advice" you find on the internet may not apply to you or may even endanger you, your baby, and/or your milk supply. Seek individualized assistance from a qualified source, such as Baby Cafe or an IBCLC, if you are experiencing specific challenges with breastfeeding or expressing milk.
Private, in-home IBCLC consultations are available - please phone or text (661)243-0135.
Link to Information from the US Breastfeeding Committee (USBC) on Federal Law regarding break time for nursing mother
From US Department of Labor on Break Time for Nursing Mothers
Laws and Regulations Specific to California
Kellymom.com's collection of articles on Pumping for Employment contains a multitude of topics and useful facts.
Maya Bolman's Hand Expression Video