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Mother-Friendly Worksite

Communication Tools

Promoting your worksite lactation support policy and services is an important activity that must be maintained after launch. It helps women in the organization know about the program's existence and offers good public relations value for recruiting and retaining other employees.

Additionally, your new designation as a Mother-Friendly Worksite suggests that you not only want to support your employees, but you respect your community and the health of generations to come.

Expand and strengthen your ties in the community by getting the word out about your Mother-Friendly Worksite designation.

Promotion to Managers

TEMPLATE: Presentation For Managers Download PPT 8.09 MB

Template for a presentation to educate managers about the program.

TEMPLATE: Manager Toolkit Download DOC 1.64 MB

Customizable toolkit that can help managers support their breastfeeding employees. It includes information on why the organization supports breastfeeding, practical details about worksite lactation policies and procedures, and helpful talking points.

Launching Your Program

A Breastfeeding Guide For Working Moms Download PDF 10.11 MB

Information helps working mothers continue breastfeeding after returning to work. Includes tips on pumping and storing milk and managing working and breastfeeding.

Education And Support Resources To Share With Your Employees Download DOC 1.24 MB

Description of education and support materials resources that can be accessed and provided to your employees. Most of these materials are freely available and can be shared to create a supportive environment at no cost to the employers.

Sample Of Education Materials From DSHS WIC Catalog Download PDF 492.55 KB

You can access these and other materials from the DSHS WIC Catalog at http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/wichd/WICCatalog/contents.shtm to create a supportive worksite environment.

TEMPLATE: Program Launch Message For Managers Download DOC 1.62 MB

Email or letter template for communicating the launch of the worksite lactation support program to managers.

TEMPLATE: Program Launch Message Download DOC 1.24 MB

Email or letter template for communicating the launch of the worksite lactation support program to employees.

Newsletter Promotion Text Download DOC 1.61 MB

Promotion text for your organization's newsletter or blog to announce the launch of the worksite lactation support program.

Mother's Room In Use Door Hanger Download PDF 66.84 KB

A door hanger for moms to use when they need privacy to pump.

Mother's Room In Use Door Sign Download PDF 63.62 KB

A door sign for moms to use when they need privacy to pump.

Lactation Room Poster Download PDF 7.91 MB

A poster declaring your support for breastfeeding mothers.

Lactation Room Poster (Spanish) Download PDF 881.69 KB

A Spanish poster to declare support for your breastfeeding employees.

Community Relations

Texas Mother-Friendly Worksite Communications Toolkit Download PDF 473.94 KB

Find user guides, templates, tips, and techniques that will help you publicize your Texas Mother-Friendly Worksite designation.

MFW Designation Press Release Template Download DOC 25.50 KB

Use this press release template to announce and promote your designation as a Texas Mother-Friendly Worksite.

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Businesses that become designated Texas Mother-Friendly Worksites receive additional materials for promoting their programs within and outside of their organizations.


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