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Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding Room Location Map

Breastfeeding Support Brochure 

If you have any concerns or questions regarding breastfeeding support or you wish to be added to the breastfeeding email listserv for MSU faculty, staff, and students feel free to contact the Family Resource Center.

Michigan State University supports breastfeeding mothers. The MSU administration understands the benefits of breastfeeding and expects supervisors to provide a supportive environment and an appropriate private space and time for mothers who choose to nurse their babies or express/pump their breast milk during the work day.  Click here to download a printable sign to use on the door when breastfeeding is in session.

Breastfeeding Educational Series (Spring 2016) - Free to MSU faculty, staff, and student moms and dads

“Breastfeeding: How to Get Started and Keep Going”

Although breastfeeding is natural, it is a learned skill. This four-part program is designed to give pregnant women and their partners information on preparing to breastfeed and strategies for continuing to breastfeed upon returning to work.

Presenter: Mary Machowicz RN, Expectant Parents Organization
Fall Dates: Mondays, March 14, 21, 28 and April 4
Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Location: Nisbet Building, Room 27

Cost: Free!
Week 1: Introduction to Breastfeeding: Benefits, How Breastfeeding Works
Week 2: Baby is Here! – Getting Started – The Mechanics of Breastfeeding – positioning, latching on, feeding patterns, challenges
Week 3: Maintaining Breastfeeding – lifestyle, Expressing and Storing Milk, Returning to work
Week 4: Breastfeeding Transitions: Introducing Solid Foods and Weaning

Breastfeeding Links

A community for parents who breastfeed

Capital Area Breastfeeding Coalition

Dept. of Labor Fact Sheet #73 – Break Time for Nursing Mothers under the FLSA

General Breastfeeding Information

iBreastfeeding

International Lactation Consultant Association

Henry & Co. Motherhood Simplified - offers high quality Nursing Apparel and Baby Accessories to make "Motherhood Simplified".  Our line of Nursing Camisoles and Nursing Scarves offer full coverage and convenience for breastfeeding mothers.

LaLeche League

The Business Case for Breastfeeding – “Employee Guide to Breastfeeding and Working”

womenshealth.gov – Breastfeeding ~ Best for baby!  Best for mom!