Mothers Only Sign for Lactation Rooms
Nursing Mothers Only Child Nursing Room ADA Signs - 6" x 9"
ADA Compliant Nursing Mothers Only Room Sign
This Mothers Only Sign is mounted on the wall beside the latch side of the door to a lactation or breastfeeding room. This nursing mothers only sign is also available in our brushed aluminum version: BAL-1160 Nursing Mothers Only Sign
More and more women are becoming aware of the benefits of breastfeeding and American businesses, airlines, rail and bus transportation companies, schools and offices are meeting the demand for lactation rooms and breastfeeding sanitary facilities.
Note: Signs with the optional In Use slider section will measure 6" wide x 12" high.
Nursing Mothers Only ADA Braille Sign with Optional "In-Use" Indicator
- ADA compliant non-glare matte finish
- ADA compliant font and tactile (1/32 inch raised) letters
- ADA compliant size and letter height
- Optional "In Use" slider to indicate Mothers Only room is in use or is available for use
- ADA Sign Depot includes foam mounting tape on all it's ADA signs for easy mounting. For a stronger bond, use a silicone adhesive or Lexel caulk.
- ADA compliant California domed Grade 2 Braille (The use of California standards for braille satisfies both Federal and California regulations, allowing a single dot configuration for all braille signs nationwide.)
- Our high-quality yet economically priced Mothers Only ADA Nursing Mothers Signs are guaranteed to pass inspections performed by California Certified Access Specialists. Or your money back.
The 111 Benefits of Breastfeeding – For Babies, Moms & Everyone Else
by Jenny Silverstone
I planned to carry on the tradition of formula feeding when I was pregnant with my first child. I figured nine months of carrying around my baby was enough of a sacrifice – I wanted my body back, and I was intimidated by the rules and horror stories I heard about breastfeeding.
My mind was made up, until one day when I was surfing the internet, and I found some articles about the benefits of breastfeeding. That’s when it hit me – my feelings didn’t matter. The only thing that mattered was giving my baby the best, healthiest start I could. If you’re on the fence about breastfeeding or you’ve decided not to do it, let me share with you some of the things I learned that changed my mind. (Read Jenny's full article The 111 Benefits of Breastfeeding - Opens a new window)
Requirements and Benefits of the Lactation Room Law
By Katherine Lewis
In the days before the lactation room law, nursing moms got creative in pumping breast milk. Some would simply pump in their offices with the door close -- a practice that continues today. Others claimed an empty break room or even pumped breast milk sitting at their cubicle, with a large blanket or shawl thrown over their torsos for privacy. We have certainly come a long way from that time!
In addition to creating a private space for breastfeeding moms to pump milk, employers must also provide reasonable break time. Until the baby has its first birthday, nursing moms may take time to get to the lactation room as well as the time needed for the pumping sessions themselves. Typically that's a 20 minute period every three or four hours during the work day, but it will vary depending on the needs of the mother and child.
While some employers view the lactation room as a helpful work-life benefit to the employee that increases loyalty and productivity, it actually helps the employer as well. Research has shown that corporate lactation programs help new mothers avoid taking time off work due to a sick child. Indeed, the nonprofit Every Mother cites a 77 percent reduction in lost work time among firms with lactation support and twice as many one-day absences among employees whose babies aren't breastfed.
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