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What Employers Need to Know: Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA)

What Employers Need to Know: Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA)

The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) is a federal law that requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations related to pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions.

The law was passed in December 2022, and went into effect on June 27, 2023. It was modeled after the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) which has been in place for over 30 years. What makes the PWFA different? It specifically focuses on pregnancy related accommodations!

by Healthy Horizons on August 16, 2023
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Empowering Parents: The Inspiring Story Behind our Workplace Lactation and Chest/Breastfeeding Business

Empowering Parents: The Inspiring Story Behind our Workplace Lactation and Chest/Breastfeeding Business

Not all who embark on a journey to chest/breastfeed their infants are successful. In fact, Sheila Janakos, founder and CEO of Healthy Horizons, met resistance from the very start, but overcame challenges and is now affectionately known as the “Milk Fairy Godmother”, helping countless others on their lactation journey.
by Healthy Horizons on May 18, 2023
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What Employers Need to Know: Providing Urgent Maternal Protections for Nursing Mothers Act (PUMP Act)

What Employers Need to Know: Providing Urgent Maternal Protections for Nursing Mothers Act (PUMP Act)

Millions more pumping employees are now covered by a new...
by Healthy Horizons on January 30, 2023
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No Lactation Room? Learn from These Pumping Horror Stories!

No Lactation Room? Learn from These Pumping Horror Stories!

Pumping Doesn't Have to Be Scary! Parenthood, pumping and baby...
by Healthy Horizons on October 21, 2022
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Lactation Room Set Up Guide: Best Practices and Design Ideas

Lactation Room Set Up Guide: Best Practices and Design Ideas...
by Healthy Horizons on September 29, 2022
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Check Out This Healthy Horizons Lactation Room Tour

Check Out This Healthy Horizons Lactation Room Tour

What Makes A Great Lactation Room?  If you have a...
by Healthy Horizons on August 11, 2022
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Infant Formula Shortage Information and Resources

Infant Formula Shortage Information and Resources

Our Top Baby Formula Shortage and Chest/Breastfeeding Resources for You...
by Healthy Horizons on June 10, 2022
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Why Workplace Lactation Rooms are Required  in the Hybrid Work Environment

Why Workplace Lactation Rooms are Required in the Hybrid Work Environment

More and more employees adjust to hybrid work or a...
by Healthy Horizons on April 25, 2022
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Lactation Laws: What Employers Need to Know

Employers have an important role in helping new parents transition...
by Healthy Horizons on May 12, 2021
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A Guide to Choosing the Best Corporate Lactation Program - Healthy Horizons Breastfeeding Centers, Inc.

A Guide to Choosing the Best Corporate Lactation Program

New federal health care regulations created to promote the support...
by Healthy Horizons on November 02, 2020
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Workplace Breastfeeding Laws

Are you familiar with the workplace breastfeeding laws in your...
by Healthy Horizons on October 21, 2020
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Workplace Breastfeeding Laws By State - Healthy Horizons Breastfeeding Centers, Inc.

Workplace Breastfeeding Laws By State

32 states plus the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico...
by Healthy Horizons on October 20, 2020
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Difference Between Breastfeeding Certifications: IBCLC, CLC, CLE and Others - Healthy Horizons Breastfeeding Centers, Inc.

Difference Between Breastfeeding Certifications: IBCLC, CLC, CLE and Others

Finding the proper expert guidance when it comes to your...
by Healthy Horizons on October 06, 2020
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How To Label Lactation Rooms at Work

Why are there so many names for a lactation space...
by Healthy Horizons on August 13, 2020
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From Remote Work to Reopening: Breastfeeding Moms Matter - Healthy Horizons Breastfeeding Centers, Inc.

From Remote Work to Reopening: Breastfeeding Moms Matter

There are no shortcuts in making sure employees are safe,...
by Healthy Horizons on May 21, 2020
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California's New Lactation Law SB142 - Healthy Horizons Breastfeeding Centers, Inc.

California's New Lactation Law SB142

  California recently passed Bill SB 142 which significantly expands...
by Healthy Horizons on December 12, 2019
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The Meaning of Corporate Lactation - Healthy Horizons Breastfeeding Centers, Inc.

The Meaning of Corporate Lactation

The importance of incorporating support for breastfeeding in the workplace...
by Healthy Horizons on October 30, 2019
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Update Your Lactation Program - Healthy Horizons Breastfeeding Centers, Inc.

Update Your Lactation Program

Many companies have a lactation program that meets the federal...
by Healthy Horizons on February 08, 2019
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Why Rent A Hospital-Grade Breastpump For Your Home? - Healthy Horizons Breastfeeding Centers, Inc.

Why Rent A Hospital-Grade Breastpump For Your Home?

Why Rent A Hospital-Grade Breast Pump For Your Home? When...
by Healthy Horizons on December 20, 2018
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Why Rent A Hospital-Grade Breastpump For Your Home? - Healthy Horizons Breastfeeding Centers, Inc.

Why Rent A Hospital-Grade Breastpump For Your Home?

When people think of hospital-grade breastpumps, they may think they...
by Healthy Horizons on December 20, 2018
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