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Real Estate and Rental and Leasing Services

Real estate and rental and leasing services are often housed in traditional office settings. Milk expression spaces can be created in a variety of flexible office spaces, storage areas, employee break rooms, or meeting rooms. Scheduling can be worked around consultations with clients.

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  • Private offices of nursing women, their co-workers, or supervisors can be used in small office environments.

  • A small conference room or client consultation room can be used as a flexible space for milk expression. Women will want to schedule breaks around client consultations.

  • A closet or storage area can double as a private space for expressing milk.

  • A small area corner can be enclosed to create a private milk expression space.

  • Appropriate signage helps protect the privacy of nursing women.

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Space Solutions


  • Flexible space
    • Conference or meeting area
    • Employee's office
    • Office of a manager, supervisor, or colleague
    • Employee break area
    • Partitions in another space area
    • Shared space with another business housed in the building, complex, or neighborhood

Time Solutions


  • Employees use usual break and meal periods to express milk
  • Schedule appointments around milk expression breaks
  • Staff provide coverage as needed
  • Coverage may not be needed

Other Solutions


  • Telework
  • Job sharing with another employee
  • On-site child care
  • Child care provider brings the baby to the employee for feedings
  • Employee goes home or to the child care provider to feed the baby
  • Employer arranges for the baby to remain with the employee at work
  • Employee stores her milk in a personal cooler or insulated lunch bag

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Content last updated August 04, 2014.

Resources last updated April 15, 2014.

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