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Your Job Can Affect Pregnancy, Breastfeeding, and Your Family's Health

Most women can safely keep working in their job during their pregnancy. But some jobs involve exposures that are harmful to pregnant or breastfeeding women. It is also important to protect your home and family from chemicals that might be brought home by other family members from work.

Breastfeeding and Your Job

Learn how workplace exposures can affect breastfeeding, and what you can do

Take-Home Exposures

Learn about take-home exposures, how they affect your family and how to keep your family safe

Personal Protective Equipment

Learn more about gloves, respirators, and other equipment that can help keep you safe at work

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