Going Back to Work or School

Are you breastfeeding your baby and getting ready to return to work or school? There are laws to protect you and your right to pump.

Breastfeeding and working

You have a legal right to pump at work. Talk to your employer about making pumping work for you. Learn about your rights here:


Returning to work or school?

You could qualify for a double electric breast pump if:

  • You are returning to work or school at least 20 hours per week.
  • You are exclusively breastfeeding and plan to continue to exclusively breastfeed upon returning to work.
  • Your baby is at least one month old.


Email WIC for more information.