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There are many options for milk expression areas in typical office environments of financial institutions and insurance companies. Many businesses are housed in large buildings and employ a large number of women of childbearing age. Permanent, dedicated spaces will be needed if work cubicles are not private.
Many large financial institutions have multiple offices across the country. They may need to establish company-wide policies to assure consistent access to benefits by all employees. Milk expression rooms may also be needed at multiple sites. Smaller companies with fewer employees may use private office areas and other flexible spaces.
Office environments provide both permanent and flexible space options that support nursing mothers at work.
A clean closet or storage area in a local bank doubles as a private space for expressing milk.
A designated milk expression room helps nursing women who work in cubicles to access the privacy they need to express milk. Some businesses use tall cubicles with a door that locks to create the private space.
A small corner in a larger office was enclosed to create a private milk expression space at a California insurance company.
Nursing women often use private offices in smaller banks and other financial institutions. Scheduling options and ongoing communication will assure that everyone's needs are met.
A credit union conference room is a flexible area used for milk expression by nursing women.
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