What benefits can accredited workplaces access?

Accredited organisations can access a range of practical benefits as part of their accreditation:

Benefits include:

  • BFW Accreditation Resources. Resources for you and your employees to enhance your breastfeeding friendly status.
  • BFW Accreditation Stickers. For use on the doors of identified Breastfeeding/Expressing Rooms and in public areas.
  • BFW eNewsletter. Bi-monthly eNewsletter contains ideas and resources to maximise communication opportunities, along with latest research, news, changes to legislation and best practice updates.
  • BFW logo. Full rights to use the BFW logo in recruitment and retention strategies, public website and marketing material, intranet and internal documents.
  • BFW Team. 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.
  • Breastfeeding Resources. Available from BFW and ABA at a discounted rate.
  • Certificate of Accreditation. Accreditation certificate for display within accredited workplaces.
  • Colleague Cards. For communicating BFW accreditation throughout your organisation.
  • Communication Cards. For distribution to employees requesting maternity leave.
  • Communication Resources. A range of communication resources including content for staff announcements, a sample media release and presentation slides for inclusion in workplace inductions.
  • Listing, Announcement & Organisational Profile. Inclusion on the BFW website and via social media — a great opportunity for good company exposure.
  • Publicity and Media Opportunities. 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.
  • Re-accreditation Audit. Annual. This ensures that your organisation continues to meet accreditation standards and has the opportunity to continue to improve towards industry best practice.
  • Subscription to ABA. 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.