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Breastfeeding friendly workplace

We have everything you need to apply!

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) accepts applications at any time. However, MDH will only review applications and make their decisions twice yearly.

Applications that MDH receives by August 15 will be reviewed by September 30. Applications MDH receives by February 15 will be reviewed by March 31.

Prepare before you apply 

  • Prepare a space for your employees who must express breastmilk to feed their baby (Take pictures of your space(s) to send with your application.):
    PDF iconDownload our document for guidance.

Apply for Breastfeeding Friendly status in just 10 minutes!

Once you have prepared a space and downloaded our forms, you can quickly submit your application:
  • Send as email attachments to MDH:  health.BFW@state.mn.us
    • Your completed application
    • Your breastfeeding policy
    • Picture(s) of your designated space for pumping breastmilk