Governor Hochul Announces Law Expanding the Rights of Parents in the Workplace is Now in Effect Under the new law, all employers must provide a private room or alternative location, other than a bathroom, for breast milk expression. At a minimum, the room or other location must:
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PUMP Act is signed into law!
What is the PUMP for Nursing Mothers Act, and how does it differ from the 2010 Break Time for Nursing Mothers Act? The US Congress passed the Providing Urgent Maternal Protections (PUMP) for Nursing Mothers Act on December 29, 2022. Prior to the PUMP Act, the 2010 Break Time for Nursing Mothers Act gave hourly employees theContinue reading “PUMP Act is signed into law!”
International Women’s Day
Happy International Women’s Day! We celebrate the contributions of women everywhere helping build a better world. Our hearts go out to Ukrainian women and all those affected by the war against their country. Women and girls are disproportionately impacted by conflict. Offering them safety, protection and support is critical. We applaud the brave Ukrainians fighting theContinue reading “International Women’s Day”
PUMP legislation passes the House!
The PUMP for Nursing Mothers Act has passed the House with a bipartisan vote of 276-149! This victory is the culmination of ten years of hard work by lactation advocates to close a gap in federal law. We are now an important step closer to ensuring that nearly 9 million more workers have protected time and space toContinue reading “PUMP legislation passes the House!”
Global Breastfeeding Collective celebrates the 40th anniversary of the adoption of the International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes (the Code) by the 34th World Health Assembly.
Nearly forty years ago, the International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes (the Code) was adopted, calling on governments, companies, and health care workers to protect families from aggressive marketing efforts, particularly of formula, feeding bottles, and artificial nipples. However, the existence of the Code is not enough to secure a world where predatory marketingContinue reading “Global Breastfeeding Collective celebrates the 40th anniversary of the adoption of the International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes (the Code) by the 34th World Health Assembly.”
Why You Might Want To Breastfeed Longer If You Get Covid, Or The Vaccine
What being infected with — or inoculated against — Covid-19 as a breastfeeding mom means for your baby. Read in Romper: https://apple.news/ARza9aQQyR46c5-EgoG3EOQ
5 reasons to ask for help from a Board Certified Lactation Consultant
CDC update on Breastfeeding in the COVID19 Pandemic https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/care-for-breastfeeding-women.html
Big Latch: Celebrating World Breastfeeding Week.
NYC Breastfeeding Leadership Council, Inc. AND the Bronx Breastfeeding Coalition joined with the MORRISANIA WIC PROGRAM for the GLOBAL VIRTUAL BIG LATCH ON for 2020!
End Systemic Racism!
The violent murder of George Floyd has shocked us to the core. It has woken us up to the fact of a culture or systemic racism and oppression and white privilege. While our thoughts and prayers go out to his family and all people of color in the United States we call on law enforcementContinue reading “End Systemic Racism!”