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Minnesota changes rules on lactation breaks and pregnancy accommodations

As part of the Omnibus Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy Bill, Minnesota Governor Tim Walz approved an amendment relating to accommodations for pregnancy and prohibiting reduced compensation for lactation breaks, among other changes. The amendment comes into force on January 1, 2022. Under Minnesota law, employers must provide employees who need to express […]

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Reading Hospital – Tower Health Recognized for Lactation Care | Berks Regional News

WEST READING, Pennsylvania — A local hospital is recognized for excellence in lactation care. Reading Hospital – Tower Health has received the IBCLC Care Award from the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners and the International Lactation Consultant Association for International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant Recruitment Professionals. “This recognition reflects the dedication of the highly skilled […]

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MUSC Health Florence Medical Center Lactation and Breastfeeding Programs Win National Award | Local News

FLORENCECS – The lactation and breastfeeding programs at MUSC Health-Florence Medical Center have gained international recognition. The hospital’s Women’s Pavilion was one of three hospitals in the state to receive the International Board Certified Lactation Consultant Care Award. “It is truly an honor to be one of three hospitals in the state to receive the […]

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6 Delicious Boxed Lactation Cookies for Hungry Nursing Moms

There is hunger and then there is breastfeeding hungry . And as anyone who’s ever breastfed a baby can tell you, it’s nothing less than “eating-everything-in-the-house-and-then-looking-for-what-you-put- in-the-couch-cushions” voracious. Feeding a baby is hard work and can require what feels like almost constant feeding, especially if you’re worried about your milk supply. Sure, there are plenty […]

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Student Capstone Project Helps Drive New Lactation Policy at VCU Health – VCU News

By Brian McNeill For their flagship project in the masters program in adult learning to school of education At Virginia Commonwealth University, a team of six students explored whether working mothers at VCU Health were adequately protected, supported, and empowered to express breast milk at work. The students interviewed dozens of VCU Health employees, researched […]