Working with twins? Is it really possible? Not everyone can afford full-time childcare, so what other options do you have if the traditional model of full-time work isn't an option? Where should you look for jobs that are a little more flexible? How can you adjust your resume if you've been out of work for awhile? And what about the possibility of starting your own business?
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Returning to work after giving birth can be challenging if you're a breastfeeding mom. We'll poll our panelists to see how they made their transition run as smoothly as possible.
So, you're planning your family. What work benefits can help you along the way? In this episode, learn more about the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) and other programs that can help you during this transition.
Going back to work after having your baby may seem daunting, but having support from your employer and colleagues definitely helps. How do you approach your employer about your pumping needs? Should you give your colleagues a “heads up” about what your schedule will be like when you return to work? And what do you do if things just aren’t working out as planned once you’re back at work?
The dreaded time has come when you have to find someone else to watch your child. With all the options out there, how do you determine what type of childcare is best for you and your baby?
Life can be hectic as a working mom- juggling your job, family and your sanity! But what about food? Sometimes we eat our emotions away when we are stressed out. So, as breastfeeding and pumping moms, how do we balance what we eat? What are some key ingredients you can quickly add to each meal to give you strength and help with milk supply?
You’ve had a wonderful time at home getting to know your new baby. But now, it’s time to go back to work. We’re breaking down all these emotions and more today to hopefully give you some peace of mind as you prepare for the transition.
If you need to be away from your baby, most breastfeeding moms think of pumping or perhaps using donor milk. But what about having another mother breastfeed your baby? It’s called wet nursing or cross nursing and it’s been around a lot longer than breast pumps- that’s for sure. What’s the history of wet nursing in the United States? And how are moms using it today? Real moms share their real experience.
We continue our series following three breastfeeding moms as they nurse their babies for the first year of life. What challenges are they facing during their ninth month? And how are they overcoming those obstacles to have the best breastfeeding experience possible?
We continue our series following three breastfeeding moms as they nurse their babies for the first year of life. What challenges are they facing during their eighth month? And how are they overcoming those obstacles to have the best breastfeeding experience possible?