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Lactation Laws: What Employers Need to Know

Employers have an important role in helping new parents transition back to work after having a baby. During COVID-19, supporting...
by Healthy Horizons on May 12, 2021
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How Casa de Corazón Supports Breastfeeding Moms at Work

Casa de Corazon recently opened it's mother's room, a dedicated space where parents and employees can breastfeed or pump breastmilk. The room was equipped and furnished with prizes earned by winning a contest from Healthy Horizons.
by Healthy Horizons on April 28, 2021
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Top Lactation Room Design Ideas

So, you’re in human resources or facilities management and you've been tasked with designing a Lactation Room for your employees....
by Healthy Horizons on March 11, 2021
TOP 5 Employer Gifts for New Parents - Healthy Horizons Breastfeeding Centers, Inc.

TOP 5 Employer Gifts for New Parents

This holiday season show your employees how much you support them during the unexpected, challenging transition from the office to...
by Healthy Horizons on December 11, 2020
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 of breastfeeding in the workplace have increased the popularity and...
by Healthy Horizons on November 02, 2020
Workplace Breastfeeding Laws - Healthy Horizons Breastfeeding Centers, Inc.

Workplace Breastfeeding Laws

Are you familiar with the workplace breastfeeding laws in your state? Even if your state doesn’t have specific workplace breastfeeding...
by Healthy Horizons on October 21, 2020
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 have their own workplace breastfeeding laws. Click the links to...
by Healthy Horizons on October 20, 2020
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 breastfeeding journey, or when creating a workplace lactation room is...
by Healthy Horizons on October 06, 2020
Comparing Medela Symphony and Ameda Platinum Hospital Grade Breastpumps - Healthy Horizons Breastfeeding Centers, Inc.

Comparing Medela Symphony and Ameda Platinum Hospital Grade Breastpumps

Comparing the Medela Symphony and Ameda Platinum Hospital Grade Breastpumps is common amongst new mothers who plan on breastpumping at...
by Healthy Horizons on September 02, 2020
How To Label Lactation Rooms at Work

How To Label Lactation Rooms at Work

Why are there so many names for a lactation space at work? Lactation room, lactation lounge, mothers room, nursing room,...
by Healthy Horizons on August 13, 2020
Your Guide to National Breastfeeding Month 2020! - Healthy Horizons Breastfeeding Centers, Inc.

Your Guide to National Breastfeeding Month 2020!

August is National Breastfeeding Month! Healthy Horizons, The United States Breastfeeding Committee, and other organizations host campaigns to increase breastfeeding...
by Healthy Horizons on July 30, 2020
Reopening Mother’s Rooms at Work - Healthy Horizons Breastfeeding Centers, Inc.

Reopening Mother’s Rooms at Work

Under the Break Time for Nursing Mothers Provision enacted in 2010 to amend the Fair Labor and Standards Act (FLSA),...
by Healthy Horizons on July 14, 2020
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, healthy, and feel a sense of belonging — especially in...
by Healthy Horizons on May 21, 2020
Mom Moments: Bridge Your Way Back to the Workplace - Healthy Horizons Breastfeeding Centers, Inc.

Mom Moments: Bridge Your Way Back to the Workplace

As Mother’s Day approaches, many new moms and moms-to-be already have been working from home for several weeks during the...
by Healthy Horizons on May 07, 2020
Mother’s Rooms Rising in Popularity as Employee Benefit - Healthy Horizons Breastfeeding Centers, Inc.

Mother’s Rooms Rising in Popularity as Employee Benefit

Trying to ace the competition for top talent among working moms? Serena Williams would consider that a stroke of genius!...
by Healthy Horizons on March 13, 2020
Under the Lab Coat: Medical Student Moms who Nurse - Healthy Horizons Breastfeeding Centers, Inc.

Under the Lab Coat: Medical Student Moms who Nurse

Medical residencies are a notoriously grueling rite of passage. But what if you’re a doctor-in-training who’s also a nursing mom?...
by Healthy Horizons on March 05, 2020
Five Ways That Moms Can Use the Mother’s Room to Their Advantage - Healthy Horizons Breastfeeding Centers, Inc.

Five Ways That Moms Can Use the Mother’s Room to Their Advantage

Working mothers often need to pump milk 2 to 4 times a day. Considering that a pumping session can take...
by Healthy Horizons on January 30, 2020
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 the requirements for lactation accommodation at work. This new law,...
by Healthy Horizons on December 12, 2019
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 is often unknown to most people. Even the term “Corporate...
by Healthy Horizons on October 30, 2019
Ask Sheila: Missing Pumping Sessions Because of Long Meetings - Healthy Horizons Breastfeeding Centers, Inc.

Ask Sheila: Missing Pumping Sessions Because of Long Meetings

Aimee asks, "I have a couple of meetings that have begun running long so I missed my pumping sessions. Is...
by Healthy Horizons on October 01, 2019
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