If you are breastfeeding, we want you to be successful!

To get help planning your return to work while breastfeeding, or with questions about working and breastfeeding, consult with a public health nurse by calling our breastfeeding line at (608) 243-0449 or check out our online resources at the Breastfeeding Education and Support, PHMDC.

Private space is available on the 5th floor of the City-County Building to express breast milk. For information on accessing the City-County Building breastfeeding room contact Pamela Abel, PHMDC at (608) 243-0300. Alternatively, reserve a conference room for breastfeeding.

Resources

Family & Medical Leave Benefit Information

Video: Family & Medical Leave and Disability Leave/Layoff
A half-hour video presentation on the City of Madison policies and procedures relating to FMLA.

Pumping-friendly sites
If you will be needing to pump breast milk while in the community, you can find pumping-friendly locations in Dane County from the Breastfeeding Coalition of South Central Wisconsin.

Department of Labor: Break Time for Nursing Employees under the FSLA
The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires employers to provide break time and private locations for nursing employees.

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