As soon as you know you will be returning to work, talk to your employer about breastfeeding. You could even do this when you are planning maternity leave. By law, your employer must:
- give you unpaid breaks to breastfeed your pēpi or express milk at work
- provide you with facilities to do this.
Explain to your employer that to breastfeed you will need a:
- clean, quiet, warm and private room or space
- low, comfortable chair.
Explain that to express breast milk you may also need a: