Great Place to Pump Award

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If you are a company that understands the value of breastfeeding and supporting new moms in the workplace, this award is for you!

The Great Place to Pump Award is an annual designation recognizing breastfeeding and pumping-friendly workplaces based on the successful establishment of policies, education, support, and accommodations for breastfeeding employees. If your company supports employees who breastfeed, Acelleron would like to publicly recognize your efforts with this prestigious designation.

Why Apply?
  • Enhance your breastfeeding moms' return to work experience
  • Strengthen your brand and public image
  • Attract and retain millennial talent
  • Comply with legal requirements

As employers compete for talent, the Great Place To Pump Certification represents a compelling hiring advantage, while simultaneously engaging and retaining existing employees.

Breastfeeding in the Workplace

Better for Baby

Breastfeeding lowers the risk of ear infections, respiratory infections, dermatitis, gastrointestinal disorders, asthma, obesity, and Type 1 and 2 Diabetes.

Better for Mom

Essential part of the overall reproductive cycle, resulting in faster recovery from pregnancy! Lowers the risk of weight gain, postpartum depression, cancer, Type 2 Diabetes, and Osteoporosis.

Better for Business

Employer lactation support programs lead to decreased absenteeism, turnover rates, and employer health care costs while increasing employee loyalty, productivity, and retention.

According to Acelleron's Return To Work Survey...

Less than 50% of employers have a lactation room for breastfeeding employees to pump in, yet 90% of moms plan to pump when they return to work!

Lactation Room Setup Guide

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Great Place to Pump Award Application

Please answer the following questions to assess your company’s breastfeeding support (takes less than 10 minutes). Your responses will determine eligibility. The application period is ongoing throughout the year; the designation is valid for a one-year period. Employers must reapply each year to renew their designation.

Employer Questionnaire