Pumping at Work: What Employers Can Do to Help Breastfeeding Moms

January 29, 2014

We still hear too often of moms having to fight for their right to use a breastpump at work. Fortunately, there are many laws in place that protect breastfeeding moms at their place of work, but it’s important to educate yourself and talk directly with your employer to set yourself up for success. You may […]

Rights of Breastfeeding Moms in the Workplace

December 19, 2013

It wasn’t very long ago that women had to choose between a career and being a mom. Today, over 65% of moms in the US work either full or part-time, while 40% of mothers are also the primary source of income for their family. Maternity leave in the US still pales in comparison to other […]

Flying and Traveling While Breastfeeding

December 11, 2013

With a little extra planning, traveling while breastfeeding or pumping is totally possible – but it’s not always easy. Fortunately, companies are starting to take note of this reality and are providing nursing moms with increased support and accommodations. For example, Burlington International Airport in Vermont recently introduced a “Lactation Station” pod designed to give […]

Straight From Moms: Breastfeeding in the Military

September 24, 2013

Being a mom is hard enough. Breastfeeding, returning to work and pumping present a whole new set of challenges – but what if you’re a military mom? We reached out to our community and asked for advice and stories from some of the strongest and most dedicated moms out there – moms in the military […]

Talking to Your Employer About Breastfeeding: What to Say

August 20, 2013

Working moms already have a lot to think about, not to mention the anxiety that often comes along with talking to an employer about breastfeeding. You might be preparing to welcome your little one into the world and are making arrangements for your maternity leave. Maybe you’re about to return to work and still need […]