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The Current State of Federal Lactation Laws

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Stay ahead of the curve on federal lactation laws with this comprehensive webinar. We'll cover the latest updates to the PWFA, PUMP Act, and Title IX. We'll discuss recent legal developments, potential pitfalls, and best practices for setting up a compliant lactation program. Gain actionable strategies for developing a comprehensive lactation program that supports chest/breastfeeding employees, fosters a positive workplace culture, and reduces legal risks.

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Navigating the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) 

Discover how to create a supportive workplace for expectant employees while ensuring compliance with the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA). A must-attend for HR and facilities professionals committed to fostering inclusivity and fairness in the workplace. Join Healthy Horizons, the United States Breastfeeding Committee, and the University of California’s Center for WorkLife Law to learn about the ins and outs of this essential legislation. Gain actionable insights to champion pregnant workers' rights and drive workplace equality.

Introducing Solids & Food Sensitivities

Discover how to introduce solids to your baby and manage food sensitivities in our engaging webinar. Join Dr. Nadya Assaf Rubinstein, ND, and Sheila Janakos, MPH, IBCLC, as they provide evidence-based insights, practical tips, and expert guidance for this crucial phase of your baby's development. Presented by Healthy Horizons, a trusted lactation support resource at work and at home for over 2,000,000 employees and new parents across North America.

The PUMP Act: 

What Employers Need To Know

Be prepared to comply with the new federal lactation law, the Providing Urgent Maternal Protections (PUMP) for Nursing Mothers Act, also known as the PUMP Act. It was passed in 2022 and is enforced for most employers April 2023. Learn about the legal requirements, and ways employers can comply with the new law. This event is designed to help employers understand the impact of the law and how to prepare their workplace.

Join Healthy Horizons CEO Sheila Janakos, MPH, IBCLC and COO Cassi Janakos, MS with guest speaker Cara Barrick, Shareholder from Ogletree Deakins San Francisco for a panel discussion on The PUMP Act.

HR & Facilities Working Together to Support Workplace Lactation

Working Together to Support Workplace Lactation. Learn from real world examples of how to kickstart your own program, even if you don't yet have an assigned space for parents to pump. You'll also hear about possible legal risks and benefits of workplace lactation support on recruitment and retention. 

Healthy Tummies: Breastfeeding Benefits and the Gut Microbiome Replay

What is the gut microbiome, and how does it affect baby and the lactating parent? We’ll go over all that and more with Drs. Christopher Gardner, PhD; Erica Sonnenburg, PhD; and Scarlett Karakash, MD. Learn how diet has an impact on the gut microbiome and immune function and how this may benefit lactating parents and babies.

Christopher Gardner, PhD is the Rehnborg Farquhar Professor of Medicine at Stanford; Erica Sonnenburg, PhD is the Senior Scientist Microbiology & Immunology at Stanford; Scarlett Karakash, MD, is an Associate Professor Obstetrics & Gynecology at Stanford; Sheila Janakos, MPH, IBCLC & the Healthy Horizons CEO.

Ask Sheila Anything for National Breastfeeding Month! Webinar Replay

Every chest/breastfeeding journey is unique. And Sheila knows about thousands of them. In this live Q&A, get Sheila’s expert answers for your questions about balancing chest/breastfeeding and pumping while working in a hybrid or at-office work environment. Sheila Janakos, MPH, IBCLC is CEO of Healthy Horizons Breastfeeding Centers with 30 years of expertise and experience. Sign up below.

COVID & Breastfeeding 

Q&A Webinar Replay

It’s hard for new parents to know where to turn for health questions during the pandemic. Healthy Horizons would like to make it a bit easier by answering your questions about chest/breastfeeding and COVID-19 by a board certified, Stanford trained Ob/Gyn physician and an the CEO of Healthy Horizons Breastfeeding Centers, an MPH, IBCLC with 30+ years of lactation experience. Together Dr. Crystal (Twitter: @CatchTheBaby) and Sheila Janakos, MPH, IBCLC will answer your questions about breastfeeding during COVID-19. 

Dr. Crystal created takeaway resources found here:

Breastfeeding and COVID One Pager 
- Breastfeeding and COVID Resources

Build a Connection Culture in Your Workplace

Feeling disconnected from others at work or as a new parent? Learn how to address the "Great Resignation" and what employers can do to increase the retention of working parents. Michael Stallard, author of Connection Culture, and Katie Stallard, Partner of Connection Culture Group, teacher, and a three-time cancer survivor, will have a dynamic discussion with the CEO of Healthy Horizons, Sheila Janakos, MPH, IBCLC on how to build a connection culture in your workplace.

Ask Sheila, MPH, IBCLC: Get Expert Answers to Your Breastfeeding Questions

Ask Sheila, MPH, IBCLC: Get Expert Answers to Your Breastfeeding Questions

Nursing and Nature: Top Herbs for Pregnancy, Postpartum & Lactation

Back to Business: How Employers Can Empower Women in the Workplace

Moms and COVID, Aura Nelson with Sheila and Cassi Janakos

Battling Bias: Breastfeeding in the Black Community

Guided Meditation

for Mothers

Nursing & Nature: Tinctures, Teas, and Treats

Medela Symphony Breast Pump Tutorial

Mommy & Baby Yoga for World Breastfeeding Week