Many women plan to return to paid work in the months following the birth of a baby, either through choice or necessity. Knowing your rights and planning ahead can help you continue to breastfeed after your return. What are the options? • If a woman has worked for an employer for at least 26 weeks … [Read more...] about What legal rights do breastfeeding mothers have when returning to paid employment?
Karem explains her answer to this question that so many mothers are asked A few days ago my husband’s friend came for dinner and, as one does to be polite, sought to make conversation with me. Awkwardly unsure of how to phrase the question, he looked at me, stay at home mother of two toddlers and … [Read more...] about So what do you do?
Many mothers work outside the home and continue to breastfeed. LLLGB is here to help with information and support if you are going back to work. I’m going back to work. Do I need to stop breastfeeding? Why is breastfeeding so important? But won’t it be a hassle? What are my options? Choose … [Read more...] about Working and Breastfeeding
Combining motherhood with paid employment is a challenge—but continuing to breastfeed can make it easier. Stopping breastfeeding increases your baby’s risk of illness, and the effort involved in buying, preparing and storing formula can be a major hassle. If you have little choice about returning to … [Read more...] about Workday Practicalities