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Georgia lactation license, a solution in search of a problem

Despite these medical guidelines, exclusive breastfeeding rates remain low. In 2011, 14.5% of Georgian mothers exclusively breastfed their newborns for six months. By 2018, that figure had risen to 24.3%. Two years later, when her daughter was born, Davis connected with the women of Reaching Our Sisters Everywhere (ROSE), a nonprofit organization dedicated to addressing […]

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Can I have a mammogram while breastfeeding?

Having a mammogram is an important part of your health care, but many mothers wonder if it’s safe to have a mammogram while breastfeeding. The short answer is yes. Nursing mothers can have mammograms. Whether or not you are breastfeeding, any changes or abnormalities in your breast should be evaluated. Although it is possible to […]

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Breastfeeding – Women’s University of Texas

TWU is a breastfeeding-friendly community committed to providing a comfortable, safe and supportive environment for breastfeeding mothers and parents to express milk and breastfeed infants. Coordinated by CARE, this section contains information on lactation room logistics, educational information, and lactation resources for students, employees, and campus visitors. Frequently Asked Questions Texas […]

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Lactation centers in only 30% of plants and missing

Lactation centers have only been set up in 30% of factories and these spaces lack the necessary supplies to support nursing mothers, according to the health ministry and organizations. Article 186 of the Cambodian Labor Law requires a company employing 100 or more women to set up a lactation room in or near the establishment, […]

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Minister Mutuuzo orders schools to set up breastfeeding rooms for student mothers

The Minister of State for Gender, Labor and Social Development, Hon Peace Mutuuzo called on all school leaders and stakeholders to create an enabling environment for breastfeeding mothers to continue their education. Addressing participants at the regional meeting on the response to sexual and gender-based violence held in Kampala on Thursday, Mutuuzo noted that it […]

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Sanford Bismarck installs nursing pods at hospital

January 25, 2022 Erin’s HornSenior Media Relations [email protected] BISMARCK, North Dakota – Sanford Health is taking steps to provide additional support for breastfeeding mothers by adding Mamava breastfeeding pods at Bismarck Medical Center. Two nursing suites will be located on the Skywalk Deck off the Seventh and Rosser Clinic, while the third suite will be […]

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Minnesota Starts the New Year with New Rules: Interrupted Lactation and Pregnancy Accommodations Act Takes Effect | Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, CP

As businesses returned to work after the holidays, changes in Minnesota Nursing Mothers Act and Pregnancy Accommodations Act (Minn. Stat. § 181.939) went into effect January 1, 2022. Employers in Minnesota may want to take a moment to ensure their policies and practices are up to date. Minnesota Nursing Mothers Law Now Requires Paid Lactation […]

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Minnesota Termination of Lactation and Accommodation in Pregnancy Act

Related practices and jurisdictions Thursday, January 6, 2022 As businesses returned to work after the holidays, changes in Minnesota Nursing Mothers Act and Pregnancy Accommodations Act (Minn. Stat. § 181.939) went into effect January 1, 2022. Employers in Minnesota may want to take a moment to ensure their policies and practices are up to date. […]

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Minnesota Begins the New Year with New Rules: Interrupted Lactation and Pregnancy Accommodations Act Takes Effect

As businesses returned to work after the holidays, changes in Minnesota Nursing Mothers Act and Pregnancy Accommodations Act (Minn. Stat. § 181.939) went into effect January 1, 2022. Employers in Minnesota may want to take a moment to ensure their policies and practices are up to date. Minnesota Nursing Mothers Law Now Requires Paid Lactation […]

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People who photograph breastfeeding women without their consent risk two years in prison

People who photograph breastfeeding women without their consent risk two years in prison after a campaign by Labor MP Stella Creasy prompted the government to consider new laws People Who Photograph Breastfeeding Mothers Without Their Consent Risk Jail Justice Secretary Dominic Raab says ‘No new mum should be harassed’ like this Labor MP Stella Creasy’s […]

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Startup expands to Austin with breastfeeding suites for working moms

Houston-based Work & Mother Services LLC is embarking on a nationwide expansion of its lactation suite network. Work & Mother already operates two locations in downtown Houston and is preparing to open locations at Four Oaks Place in Houston and Eastlake to Tillery in Austin. Beyond this growth, the company aims to expand into metropolitan […]

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Lactation room removed at Nebraska State Capitol

LINCOLN, Neb. (KMTV) — Due to the removal of a lactation room from the Nebraska State Capitol, Senator Machaela Cavanaugh had strong words on the floor of the Legislature on Wednesday. “It’s devastating, disappointing… pro-life says my butt,” said Cavanaugh, who represents parts of central Omaha. The lactation room, which had several seats for nursing […]

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The Medical Minute: Lactation Consultants Can Help Mothers Breastfeed Successfully

Nothing beats breast milk for babies. It provides the nutrition they need, protection against digestive problems, and immunity against various diseases. Yet for something so natural, breastfeeding is rarely natural. Fortunately, lactation consultants can help new moms anticipate and overcome almost any obstacle on the road to breastfeeding success. Nancy McDaniel, Registered Nurse and International […]

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WHO dispels misconceptions about breastfeeding in the medical community

August 05, 2021 4 minute read Source/Disclosures Source: Healio Interview Disclosures: Healio Primary Care was unable to confirm relevant financial information for Fore, Grummer-Strawn and Tedros at the time of publication. ADD A SUBJECT TO EMAIL ALERTS Receive an email when new articles are published on Please provide your email address to receive an email […]

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World Breastfeeding Week: Breastfeeding laws for working mothers in India you need to know

Breastfeeding Laws for Working Mothers in India: According to experts, it is recommended that a baby be exclusively breastfed for the first 6 months so that he receives the nutrients and antibodies necessary to fight diseases. While the attitude towards breastfeeding in India is generally influenced by social, cultural and economic factors, many women fail […]

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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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Pueblo’s first lactation capsule unveiled at Pueblo Mall

PUEBLO, Colorado – The Pueblo Department of Public Health and Environment Breastfeeding Friendly Worksite Program and the Pueblo Mall are thrilled to announce Pueblo’s first lactation pod located just outside from Dillard in the Pueblo Mall. The bassinet is a private and safe space where mothers can breastfeed or express their milk. It is open […]

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Speaking of health: the lactation capsule helps mothers to breastfeed

The lactation capsule provides a safe, private and quiet space to pump breast milk without disturbing anyone. COLOMBIA WEST, South Carolina — Lexington Medical Center is the first hospital in South Carolina to install two Mamava® lactation pods inside the hospital. The pods provide a private, comfortable and convenient space for mothers to nurse their […]

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Invisible Labor in American Lactation Rooms

Jhe Longworth House lactation suite is majestic. Furnished with wood paneling and a patrician window curtain, it accommodates a refrigerator, sink, television and pumping stations equipped with hospital-grade breast pumps, armchairs, shelves, hangers, tissues and towels. wipes. The suite, one of many created in the U.S. House of Representatives beginning in 2007 at the instigation […]

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What moms need to know

August is National Breastfeeding Month. To raise awareness, All the Moms has compiled a list of breastfeeding rights that nursing mothers absolutely need to know. It turns out that MANY moms aren’t aware of the protections in place for them. According to a survey by Byram Healthcare of a thousand mothers, 82% of American mothers-to-be […]

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Supporters celebrate World Breastfeeding Week from August 1-7

LAS CRUCES — Vivikka Peña, 32, a cosmetologist at Arroyo Salon in Las Cruces, struggled to breastfeed her now 6-month-old son Gaidge, but she refused to give up. Peña’s son was born with infantile jaundice, a common condition in newborns that causes a yellow discoloration of the baby’s skin and eyes. “We were in the […]

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What are the breastfeeding laws in other countries? A distribution of nursing around the world

American women have fought long and hard for breastfeeding rights. Even today you will still hear stories of mothers being ashamed of breastfeeding their children. Fortunately, the majority of this country protects breastfeeding mothers, giving them the right to breastfeed their children in public. Most American workplaces allow their breastfeeding employees to pump at work, […]