Progress for Working Moms: Breastfeeding Stations in Philippines Workplaces

The Filipino Department of Labor and Employment recently announced they’d like to install breastfeeding stations at more workplaces, according to an article from GMA News.

DOLE Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz discussed research showing how supporting breastfeeding not only makes financial sense for businesses, but also helps to boost employee morale. She discussed how she wants . . . → Read More: Progress for Working Moms: Breastfeeding Stations in Philippines Workplaces

Civic Duty: Lactating and Jury Duty

I’ve been summoned to jury duty! I have to tell you, readers, I’m excited about it. As soon as I got the summons, I imagined an entire day sitting in a chair reading a book. Nobody will poop on me. Nobody will even talk to me. And I’ll get to eat lunch all by . . . → Read More: Civic Duty: Lactating and Jury Duty

Pumping in Non-Traditional Work Environments

Q&A with Amber Bahler

Amber Bahler is a freelance sign language interpreter. This means her schedule is different every day–her gigs could involve anything from a semester-long commitment for one college student to a business meeting to a theater performance. She nursed her son Emerson (3) and is currently nursing her four-month-old baby, Olivia, . . . → Read More: Pumping in Non-Traditional Work Environments

Extended Absense: Traveling With Out Your Baby

A Q&A With Summer Arrigo Nelson, World Traveler

Dr. Summer Arrigo Nelson is an associate professor of biology at California University of Pennsylvania. There, she teaches zoology, mammalogy and animal behavior as well as some anthropology courses. Since her primary research interest is lemurs, she must often travel to Madagascar to study the animals . . . → Read More: Extended Absense: Traveling With Out Your Baby

Breastfeeding Blog Hop: Pumping and Storing Milk

We’re getting in a little late for 2012, but Mommy News & Views is excited to participate in the Breastfeeding Blog Hop hosted by Sisters N Cloth. This week’s topic is pumping and storing milk. Boy, do I have a lot to say about that!

When I was pregnant with my first son, . . . → Read More: Breastfeeding Blog Hop: Pumping and Storing Milk

Health Care Bill Protects Breastfeeding Moms At Work

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 states! . . . → Read More: Health Care Bill Protects Breastfeeding Moms At Work