"Breastfeeding Best Practices in Higher Education" Available for Purchase

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  • Dallas, TX (1888PressRelease) January 09, 2015 - Hale Publishing has released a new book with information for universities and organizations to implement lactation rooms in their facilities and offices. Breastfeeding Best Practices in Higher Education, written by Michele L. Vancour, PhD, MPH and Michele K. Griswold, MPH, RN, IBCLC outlines best practices from universities who have established breastfeeding-friendly programs for students, faculty and staff.

    While the publication documents the success stories of major universities who have implemented such programs, the book provides a wealth of information for any company or organization looking to make changes as required by the Affordable Care Act of 2010. The authors describe how different universities found space for lactation rooms, provide literature, breastfeeding pumps, and for some, even a vending machine with pump supplies.

    The authors are passionate about removing barriers for breastfeeding employees in the higher education setting that goes beyond the establishment of lactation spaces. Both authors note, "The policies and programs in this book highlight a holistic approach to changing the environment on campus so that breastfeeding mothers can achieve their full potential at work and at home. Women should not have to make choices between health and work, they and their children deserve to have both." The book is currently available and can be purchased directly from www.halepublishing.com.

    Hale Publishing has been serving the breastfeeding community since 1992. Through titles such as our flagship, "Medications and Mothers' Milk", we specialize in providing quality breastfeeding, birth and pregnancy books and materials, reliable updates on medications and research through our monthly newsletter. Whether you need books, videos, DVDs, posters, or notecards, we have what you need at affordable prices. At Hale Publishing our goal is to provide you with reliable, evidence-based information and courteous, professional service of the highest caliber.

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