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2011-08-20 07:00:00

I Want a Breast Pump dedicated to serving the needs of new mothers. Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) August 20, 2011 I Want a Breast Pump, a specialty store catering to mothers interested in forgoing bottle feeding, is offering a special discount rate on the rental and purchase of personal breast pumps and accessories this month. The company is dedicated to providing breastfeeding mothers with hospital-grade, electric breast pumps at reasonable prices in the heart of the DUMBO area of Brooklyn, with...

2011-04-22 00:00:30

Corporate Voices for Working Families has published an updated version of its workplace lactation toolkit to help employers establish workplace lactation programs, comply with new provisions to the Fair Labor Standards Act passed into law with health care reform and to help employers adopt management strategies for 21st century success. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 21, 2011 Corporate Voices for Working Families has published an updated version of its workplace lactation toolkit to help...

2011-01-21 00:00:51

Employers need tools and resources to close the implementation gap Washington, DC (Vocus/PRWEB) January 20, 2011 Corporate Voices for Working Families has issued a response to the U.S. Surgeon General's "Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding," emphasizing the need for creating a broader awareness of the tools and resources that are available to both employers and employees to effectively support nursing mothers at work. Read Corporate Voices' response online at:...

2010-09-14 09:04:00

RACINE, Wis., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Women make up nearly half of the U.S. labor force and roughly 66 percent of women with children age 17 and younger work full- or part-time*. As more women enter the workplace, SC Johnson continues to be a best place for working moms. Recognized by Working Mother Magazine for being one of the nation's top companies for working moms, SC Johnson celebrates its 22nd year of being named to the list. This is the 25th year Working Mother Magazine has...

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2010-09-14 06:42:00

Three million, or 75 percent, of all infants born in the United States in 2007 were breastfed, but mothers abandoned the practice too quickly, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Monday. The health agency said that less than 50 percent of U.S. mothers had breastfed their newborns for even half as long as advised, while just 22 percent are still breastfeeding one year after the birth of their baby. The CDC report revealed that the number of U.S. babies who were...

2010-05-10 06:00:00

MCHENRY, Ill., May 10 /PRNewswire/ -- In support of National Women's Health Week, Medela today announced the availability of resources and services to help employers create a supportive workplace for nursing mothers. With corporations now required to provide nursing mothers breaks to express breastmilk under the new Patient Protection and Affordability Act signed by President Obama, Medela's Corporate Lactation program offers companies direction on setting up a successful program to...

2010-01-11 08:40:00

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Milkalicious was founded in 2008 with the ambitious goal of providing community-based, long-term support for breastfeeding mothers. Milkalicious is targeting the modern mom by offering Lactation Consultations via SKYPE video chat. "Lack of support is the main reason a new mother quits breastfeeding," states Jennifer Ritchie, a Board Certified Lactation Consultant and owner of Milkalicious. "Every new mom has a ton of questions, especially about...

2009-07-27 19:53:37

Most mothers recognize the benefits of breastfeeding for themselves and their babies but many say formula is a safe alternative, a U.S. survey indicates. The survey of 876 mothers of children age 12 months and younger throughout the country, conducted by Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research and Public Opinion Strategies, found 84 percent said they believe breastfeeding is healthier for their babies and 79 percent believe it is healthier for themselves. Eighty-three percent of mothers made their...

2009-02-09 08:14:00

Corporate Voices for Working Families, Abbott Nutrition, and Working Mother Media Launch Program to Support Breastfeeding in the Workplace WASHINGTON, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Corporate Voices for Working Families announced today that it has launched an initiative to help solve a problem facing many working mothers, especially those in hourly and lower-wage positions -- the need for breastfeeding support in the workplace. In partnership with Abbott Nutrition, Working Mother Media...

2009-01-08 09:51:29

Two new studies led by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, suggest that taking maternity leave before and after the birth of a baby is a good investment in terms of health benefits for both mothers and newborns.One study found that women who started their leave in the last month of pregnancy were less likely to have cesarean deliveries, while another found that new mothers were more likely to establish breastfeeding the longer they delayed their return to work.Both papers...