Active Support for Active Duty Breastfeeding Moms

Time-frame: 60-75
CERP: no

Support and information is crucial to the success of combining breastfeeding and a military or other non-traditional career. This presentation covers the following: an overview of the challenges that are present in the military and other non-traditional environments for breastfeeding mothers and strategies to overcome those challenges.

Some of the topics include: finding a time and place for pumping, deployment and separation, shipping milk home, unique workplace environments, HAZMAT issues, command, co-worker and rank issues, PT and uniform issues, and finding support.

Robyn Roche-Paull RNC-MNN, BSN, IBCLC

Country: USA
Phone number: 253-904-7734