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Support for Nursing Mothers

Originally approved October 2013


The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) endorses the availability of a private, non-bathroom area for breastfeeding emergency department employees,nurses, and physicians to express breast milk during their workday inside or directly proximal to the emergency department. 

ACEP also supports the education of emergency department provider employers and hospitals on the benefits of breastfeeding support in the workplace for infants,mothers, and the business of emergency medicine.

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