Breastfeeding-Friendly Workplace Award 2015-08-26T19:45:11-07:00

Nominate a Breastfeeding-Friendly Workplace

Business Case for Breastfeeding Workplace

  • >50% of new mothers will return to work before their infant’s first birthday
  • Mothers who continue to breastfeed miss less work due to their child being sick
  • Greater employee retention, productivity and loyalty

What Makes a Workplace Breastfeeding Friendly

  1. Privacy for milk expression
  2. Flexible breaks and work options
  3. Education
  4. Support
  5. Written Policy

Previous Recipients of Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace Award

  • 2013 Award–Union Bank, HHSA, YMCA Childcare Resource Services, University of San Diego
  • 2012 Award–Intuit, Inc, 2-1-1 San Diego, Clinicas de Salud del Pueblo WIC, San Diego Unified School District
  • 2011 Award–Wolf Canyon Elementary Chula Vista, Southwest Fisheries, Project Concern International, Watkins Manufacturing
  • 2010 Award–SPAWAR: United States Navy Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command
  • 2009 Award–Life Technologies Corporation, San Diego American Red Cross
  • 2007 Award– A Robert Cromeans Salon, Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UCSD, and American Academy of Pediatrics CA Chapter 3 San Diego
  • 2006 Award–Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Research & Development, L.L.C.
  • 2005 Award–Sharp Grossmont Hospital
  • 2004 Award–Solar Turbines
  • 2003 Award–UCSD Healthcare
  • 2002 Award–Naval Hospital, Camp Pendleton
  • 2001 Award–City of Escondido, Kyocera America, Inc. and the San Diego Spirit
  • 2000 Award–Aetna US Healthcare
  • 1999 Award–Qualcomm and People’s Organic Foods Market
  • 1998 Award–Sea World
  • 1997 Award–U.S. Naval Medical Center, San Diego
  • 1996 Award–Hewlett-Packard


2014 Breastfeeding Friendly Award Winners




2014 Winners

  • Community Clinic
  • Non Government Organization
  • All formulated a plan with policy and procedures
  • Implemented the plan
  • And reached out to satellite offices and facilities

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