Supporting Mothers: Find a Child Care Provider Who Supports Breastfeeding

Supporting Mothers: Find a Child Care Provider Who Supports Breastfeeding

Finding a caregiving situation that supports breastfeeding can benefit both mother and baby

The nutritional benefits of breastfeeding are numerous, and many mothers worry about how their new child care arrangement will affect their nursing relationship once they return to work. Finding a caregiver who’s supportive of breastfeeding is beneficial to not only you and your child but also to your relationship with the caregiving staff and your child care experience. Consider the following when seeking a child care provider who’s interested and invested in supporting your breastfeeding efforts.

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Be Well: Creating an Illness Policy

Be Well: Creating an Illness Policy

Put together a clearly defined illness policy so families know when children are too sick for child care

As anyone who spends a significant amount of time around small children knows, germs and viruses are not just a possibility – they are a guarantee.

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