My baby turns one in a few weeks. I have no intention of stopping nursing–I hope he nurses for at least another year! But…I can’t wait to stop pumping for him while I work. I don’t work very much, about 10 hours per week, and he’s doing pretty well on solid foods. Heck, . . . → Read More: Stopping Pumping at the First Birthday
So many new mothers face the tough reality of finding alternate care for their babies while they return to paid work. Our country’s lack of paid parental leave leads to very brief maternity leave for mothers and, often, challenges with breastfeeding.
Alexis Dow Campbell and baby Rosemary hard at work with the . . . → Read More: Take Your Baby to Work…Every Day?
If you are a working mom, then you know how difficult it can be to juggle work with pumping. It can difficult to find the time, the place and to manage all of the “stuff” that you need to bring with you to successfully pump at work. Here are some tips for getting . . . → Read More: A Life Saver For Working Moms!
Hi Judy, my daughter just turned one and is still breastfeeding — yay! She’s eating solids three times a day, and taking water and a little breastmilk from a sippy cup.
I’m still pumping at work, but I wondered whether I should “pump wean” — I just started a new job, and . . . → Read More: Ask Judy: Should I Wean Myself From Pumping?
We posted information back in March about the new Health Care Legislation. While there was much to be desired about the implementation of the new law, the one thing that it did do was to offer protection for breastfeeding moms at work. And just last week, the Department of Labor issued a fact . . . → Read More: Department Of Labor Issues Fact Sheet On New Pumping Law
There has been a lot of talk about the recent Health Care Bill passed by Congress…whatever you think of the bill – there is one thing to be thankful for. This bill contains provisions requiring businesses to allow moms to pump their breastmilk at work and this legislation is effective in all 50 . . . → Read More: Health Care Bill Protects Breastfeeding Moms At Work
by Wendy Armbruster Bell (How a Nanny and a Good Breastpump Can Help You Reach Your Personal Breastfeeding Goals)
As the end of your maternity leave fast approaches, nursing mothers have a number of choices to maintain their breastfeeding relationships with their babies. This holds true no matter how long your maternity leave . . . → Read More: Returning To Work? Yes, You CAN Continue To Exclusively Breastfeed!