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Breastfeeding and work

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Breastfeeding: working and taking care of your baby

Times, they are a-changing. Now with full-time, career minded women in the workplace, the pressures of breastfeeding have become complicated.

Read more on Parenthub website

Going back to work | Australian Breastfeeding Association

Returning to work whilst breastfeeding? You can do it! 

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12 months and beyond | Australian Breastfeeding Association

Find out how breastfeeding works when you continue beyond 12 months.

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Returning to work - COPE

COPE's purpose is to prevent and improve the quality of life of those living with emotional and mental health problems that occur prior to and within the perinatal period.

Read more on COPE - Centre of Perinatal Excellence website

Breastfeeding at work: the ins and outs

Breastfeeding is important for your baby's health, but it's difficult for some mothers, especially working mothers (who are a vital segment of the Australian workforce), to breastfeed.

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Breastfeeding: mums returning to work | Raising Children Network

It’s good for mums returning to work to keep breastfeeding if they want to. Here’s how to make it happen by planning ahead and talking with your employer.

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When breastfeeding doesn’t work out | Australian Breastfeeding Association

Couldn't breastfeed and finding it hard to come to terms with? 

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Returning to work

Deciding to return to work after having a baby can be a big change for everyone. Find some practical tips to help you make this decision.

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Working while pregnant: tips | Raising Children Network

Working while pregnant can be challenging. Get practical tips for managing pregnancy symptoms, working through pregnancy and planning your return to work.

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Work life balance for career women

Family life and your career can be difficult to balance when you’ve got three kids. But career women can find work life balance with paid maternity leave, a supportive partner and a bit of creative parenting.

Read more on Parenthub website

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