Women give up breastfeeding for a number of reasons, but there has been extensive research into the fact that there is no access paid maternity leave is a big factor. Unable to financially support themselves, their partners or their baby, many return to work after only two weeks of giving birth.
We want to make every workplace pumping friendly! Thats why we write so much about creating the ultimate space and giving you the confidence to ask for it. Use this guide to start the change in your workplace and ensure that your employer provides appropriate lactation accommodations for you and all future breastfeeding employees.
We continue to talk about this topic: The US has no paid maternity leave! And there are consequences for that, not only for moms but for their newborn babies too. Here are three major concerns that are affected by the fact that there is no paid maternity leave in the US.
Here is our guide to why bathrooms aren’t suitable lactation spaces. At Lactl we are passionate about bringing hygienic private spaces to mothers at work, and truly believe it is a woman’s right to have access to this amenity.
No matter where you work, breastfeeding comes with a variety of challenges. Here is our ultimate guide to surviving breastfeeding at work when you want to go the extra mile for your baby.
Some employers are ‘improvising’ lactation rooms, cutting corners by designating closets, changing rooms or single-stall bathrooms. Whilst many employers do have good intentions, they aren’t necessarily up to date on the needs of a new mom. To provide a supportive user-centered lactation space - try to avoid these five mistakes.
Going back to work after maternity leave can be a challenging time for many. Making sure you are prepared and have researched your options is essential to making the transition as easy and stress-free as possible. Luckily we have saved you a stress and provided you with an essential check-list of things to consider before you return to work.
Here is a list of surprising benefits that employers can gain from implementing a dedicated lactation space for their nursing moms that you may not be aware of.
Maternity leave is not a vacation, and should never be seen to be! Do you really need convincing? Because we have 6 perfectly solid reasons why you need to let everyone know why maternity leave isn’t a vacation!
Lactl was born from our partner company KwickScreen, which has developed as a retractable partition solution to solve the need for additional side rooms throughout hospital spaces in the NHS.Lactl is on a mission dedicated to providing private and dignified spaces for nursing moms when they want them and wherever they choose to express.