A recently released Australian study says that mamas who work full time or part time are less likely to be...
A recently released Australian study says that mamas who work full time or part time are less likely to be breastfeeding their baby still at six month. It would seem that the more you're home, the better the odds that you'd continue breastfeeding. However, this new study says nope. If you go back full time, part time, or even casually, you're at the same risk of stopping breastfeeding. According to researchers a lack of paid maternity leave forces women to return to work sooner then they'd like (I could have told you this without a study btw). This study notes that an early return to work interferes with establishing a breastfeeding routine. Also the study notes that paid maternity leave is not the only solution. It's equally important that the workplace supports breastfeeding mamas by providing pumping space, and flexible breaks. Mainly, the study points out a lot of what we already know. Still, in a case concerning support for breastfeeding mamas, it can't hurt to have more people backing it up.

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