Ask an Expert: Workplace Rights of Breastfeeding Moms

April 28, 2015

Returning to work after the birth of a baby can be difficult for any mom, but for breastfeeding moms, this transition often comes with its own set of challenges. We asked our Facebook community what questions they had about rights related to breastfeeding and pumping at work, and then compiled some of the top questions […]

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 […]

Tips for Using a Breastpump On the Go

December 6, 2013

Feeding at the breast isn’t always possible for nursing moms. Whether you pump exclusively, pump at work, or need to be separated from your baby for any number of reasons, pumping your milk away from home can be frustrating – but it doesn’t have to be. You absolutely can get the hang of it, and […]

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 […]