Demonstrate your commitment to gender equality and workplace diversity
By offering breastfeeding support in the workplace you are promoting gender equality and enhancing your status as a socially responsible employer. Gaining accreditation from the ABA as a breastfeeding-friendly workplace reflects a commitment to the equal and full participation in the workforce of pregnant, potentially pregnant and breastfeeding employees.
Accredited organisations can access a range of practical benefits as part of their accreditation
Opportunity to showcase your organisation's journey to BFW status via submission of an article/photos for potential inclusion in ABA’s Essence Magazine (circulation 13,500+) and/or the BFW eNewsletter.
Ongoing support if you encounter any unusual or challenging situations in relation to the needs of your breastfeeding staff and/or aspects of the workplace. Our BFW Consultants are available to trouble shoot or provide support for the expansion of your Breastfeeding Friendly conditions.
Accreditation certificate for display within accredited workplaces.
Resources for you and your employees to enhance your breastfeeding friendly status.
For use on the doors of identified Breastfeeding/Expressing Rooms and in public areas.
Bi-monthly eNewsletter contains ideas and resources to maximise communication opportunities, along with latest research, news, changes to legislation and best practice updates.
Full rights to use the BFW logo in recruitment and retention strategies, public website and marketing material, intranet and internal documents.
Available from BFW and ABA at a discounted rate.
For communicating BFW accreditation throughout your organisation.
For distribution to employees requesting maternity leave.
A range of communication resources including content for staff announcements, a sample media release and presentation slides for inclusion in workplace inductions.
This ensures that your organisation continues to meet accreditation standards and has the opportunity to continue to improve towards industry best practice.
A subscription for your organisation that includes copies of Essence magazine for staff lunch rooms or breastfeeding/expressing room plus a copy of ABA’s best-selling book Breastfeeding … naturally for the workplace library.