Should employers do more to support breastfeeding mothers? – Women’s Agenda – June 2014

There are many challenges for women returning to the workforce after maternity leave. For some it is managing childcare arrangements while for others it’s getting used to a new routine. But for some mothers there is an additional logistical concern: what to do about breastfeeding?

It is a common conundrum. In fact, researchers at Curtin University have recently found that returning to work is the most common reason that women do not breastfeed past six months.

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