13 December 2010

Breastfeeding at work?

Breastfeeding at the office - this is what the UK government is suggesting. But can it work in South Africa?


In the UK pressure is being brought to bear on companies to set aside special places for mothers to breastfeed at work

But is this really practical – where do you keep baby for the rest of the time, and how will your colleagues react?  They contend that it will help to relax working moms, but it could have the opposite effect. Read about it, and tell us what you think. 

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