Health Care & Benefits Division


drawing of a mother breastfeeding her babyBreastfeeding support and counseling 

Breast pumps and many other breastfeeding supplies are a covered benefit of the State Plan. 

Click here for details about what breastfeeding services and supplies are covered. 

You may also claim any unpaid breastfeeding expenses through your elected medical flexible spending accounts.

Employees of the State of Montana who are breastfeeding have the right to a private, comfortable location for breastfeeding or pumping at work, flexible breaks to accommodate breastfeeding needs, and a supportive working environment,

State Breastfeeding Rooms at the Capitol Complex: rooms are available for department staff and visitors.

  • Mitchell building: visit the State Human Resources office, Room 102, for the key.
  • Cogswell building: room B-223, call (406) 444-4542.
  • Sanders Building, call (406) 444-4542.

Breastfeeding in the workplace decreases health care costs and sick days; breastfeeding increases productivity, loyalty and morale. Breastfeeding mothers and babies are less likely to suffer for a variety of negative health conditions. Help us support breastfeeding mothers.

Breastfeeding Resources

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