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'Rights' of breast feeding mothers who work out of the home?

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popsycal Tue 21-Jun-05 20:45:13

Can anyone point me in the direction of any legislation for the employers of breastfeeding mothers? I am aware that there is 'expressing' legislation (ie place to express, fridge, etc) but it needs to be explicit.

Many thanks in advance

mears Tue 21-Jun-05 20:57:32

guidance here

There is no actual legal requirement to provide mothers with areas to express and store milk. It is seen as good practice though. The NHS promotes support for breastfeeding employees. It may need to be specific guidance from your own profession you need. Union can help.

popsycal Tue 21-Jun-05 21:05:35

thanks mears
will give the union a call for advice

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