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New mothers who work for Jersey's government will now be paid to take breastfeeding breaks.

The changes to the States' maternity policy have come into place following a campaign by Deputy Louise Doublet.

It will apply for a year after the birth of the baby and comes into effect from 1 September.

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Photo: Jasmin Paris with her daughter after winning the Montane Spine Race Credit: Yann Besrest-Butler/Montane Spine Race
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