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Mother-Friendly Worksite

Outreach Partner Toolkit

We welcome the support of individuals and health-related groups as community outreach partners in raising awareness about the importance of breastfeeding and the benefits of worksite lactation support.

How You Can Help

You can use your knowledge of your organization or local community to identify ways to engage employers in educating champions within these organizations. Goals for outreach efforts are to:

  • Raise awareness of workplace breastfeeding barriers and ways they affect your community.
  • Demonstrate how lactation support programs help breastfeeding employees achieve their breastfeeding goals, positively impact public health, and benefit employer' bottom lines.
  • Share information about worksite lactation support resources, such as the Texas department of State Health Services Texas Mother-Friendly Worksite program and designation.

We have created several tools to help you serve as an outreach partner on behalf of your organization. Information can be shared with key groups and individuals in the community via formal presentations, meetings with stakeholders, one-on-one conversations, or through a simple phone call.

Thank you for supporting a healthier Texas.

Downloads

Toolkit Introduction Letter

Download PDF (43.65 KB)

Texas MFW Community Outreach Partner Guide

This toolkit provides the resources you'll need to serve as an outreach partner for the Texas Mother-Friendly Worksite Program.
Download PDF (5.83 MB)

Mother-Friendly Worksite Outreach Brochure-English

Order up to 50 hard copies of this brochure online from the Texas DSHS WIC Catalog: http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/wichd/WICCatalog/contents.shtm
Download PDF (492.60 KB)

Mother-Friendly Worksite Outreach Brochure-Spanish

Full-color brochure packed with great information on the benefits employers receive from employees who breastfeed, ways employers can support their breastfeeding employees, and information on how to become a Texas Mother-Friendly Worksite.
Download PDF (493.60 KB)

Paid Advertising Campaign 2012

Download PDF (1.89 MB)

PowerPoint Presentation

Customizable presentation to share with key groups and leaders in the community
Download PPT (545.00 KB)

Letter Templates

Initial contact letter and follow-up letter templates
Download DOC (1.23 MB)

Sample Articles

Customizable newsletter article and external communications article
Download DOC (1.23 MB)

Editorial Template

Guest column for community newspapers
Download DOC (1.24 MB)

Letter To Community Leader

Letter of support template for community leaders
Download DOC (1.23 MB)

Talking Points

For spokespersons or public health professionals
Download DOC (1.24 MB)

Frequently Asked Questions

Q & A for community presentations
Download PDF (218.42 KB)

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"Worksite lactation" is defined as pumping or nursing to extract or express milk while at work

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