For Employers

Thank you for your interest in supporting breastfeeding at your workplace! Employers who support breastfeeding benefit in these ways:

Show your support for breastfeeding by becoming a North Dakota Infant Friendly Worksite.  You can complete the Infant Friendly Worksite Application online.

Infant Friendly Worksite brochure

Download a copy of our Model Worksite Policy and see if your business has what it takes! 

Background

In 2009, the North Dakota Legislature passed legislation to protect a woman’s right to breastfeed her child in any location, public or private, where the woman and child are otherwise authorized to be. This legislation also establishes an "infant-friendly" designation for workplaces that adopt breastfeeding support policies. The breastfeeding support policies include:

To read the text of the legislation, go to North Dakota SB 2344.

Infant-friendly businesses in North Dakota

2011 Designated Businesses

Employer Resources

Employers Share Experiences and Support for Breastfeeding

An employer and a breastfeeding employee share their story about how and why they made their workplace supportive of breastfeeding. To view more videos from the Colorado Breastfeeding Coalition, visit their YouTube channel.  

Room needs for a breastfeeding mother returning to work
The needs of a mother who wishes to breastfeed upon returning to work can be easily met. A mother needs a quiet, private space with access to an electrical plug-in and some space for a cooler or a refrigerator. Working together with mothers, you can help create a healthy workforce now and a healthier workforce for the future.