What needs to be done in the workplace to help new parents transition back to work?

As a human resources professional and working mother, I am empathetic to the stressors working parents face and feel compelled to play a role in simplifying the transition to parenthood,...

What a new mother needs is a mother- someone who will oversee and ensure that she is getting the care and attention she deserves and requires. This person can be a biological mother, another member of the family or even paid help- but someone needs to be assigned the r...

America has a widespread misunderstanding on just how delicate the postpartum period, or often referred to as the fourth trimester, is for a woman, both physically and emotionally. And in a world where motherhood is glorified by the general media and where new mom’s po...

As a Lactation Consultant in the Central Jersey area I have had the pleasure of working with many lovely families from India. When I walk into their homes, one of the first things I consistently notice is a pot on the stove or a pressure cooker simmering a fresh homema...

Before reading any further first give yourselves a big pat on the back! You did it! You made it this far! Despite a challenging start for some of you, you all persevered and are ready to face the next stage in your breastfeeding career, returning to work as a breastfee...

March 14, 2018

Women are often torn between a triad of commitments: family, work and personal health. During young adulthood, a laser focus on career dominates and it is hard to imagine anything different. Men and women revolve their schedules around education, meetings and professio...

March 7, 2018

It is critical for employers to embrace the new reality that women who return to work after maternity leave  have legal protection under the Affordable Health Care Act when it comes to breast pumping at work. 

This may impact your business more than you realize....

February 15, 2018

Over the past 50 years scientific research has uncovered the true impact of breastfeeding on the health of the mother and baby. Data extrapolated from biological research and case studies has shown that breastfeeding is the best option, when possible, for babies and to...

February 8, 2018

You’ve been served. She filed a complaint.  Call the lawyers. It’s time for damage control before one employee complaint effects your company’s productivity.  In today’s highly litigious society and hypersensitive culture a new area of law has become center stage for t...

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