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WEBINAR | How HR Leaders Can Unlock the Power and ROI of Parental Support Programs
6/4/24
Current News, Employers

WEBINAR | How HR Leaders Can Unlock the Power and ROI of Parental Support Programs

We're thrilled to announce our upcoming exclusive webinar with industry expert Kortney Ross. The webinar will focus on the critical importance of supporting working parents in today’s workforce. Join us on Thursday, June 27, 2024 at 2pm ET/11am PT for this live 45-minute event! Why Attend? In this session, you will learn how implementing parental support programs not only ensures compliance with new laws but also drives significant business benefits. Kortney Ross will provide actionable insights and strategies to help…

Navigating the NICU: A Guide to Seeking Employer Support
3/12/24
Family Health, Pumping & Feeding, Employers

Navigating the NICU: A Guide to Seeking Employer Support

Hey there, incredible NICU parents! We know just how challenging and emotionally intense the NICU journey can be. That’s why we’re here with some tips on how to reach out to your employer for the support you deserve during this critical time. Employer Support for NICU Families Flexible Leave Policies: Your journey is unique, and so are your needs. Don’t hesitate to chat with your boss and HR team about flexible and extended leave options. This way, you can focus…

Milk Stork Partners with Happiest Baby to Help Working Families Get More Sleep with the SNOO
3/11/24
Employers

Milk Stork Partners with Happiest Baby to Help Working Families Get More Sleep with the SNOO

At Milk Stork, we're always looking for ways to support and empower families, especially as they navigate the journey of parenthood alongside professional commitments. That's why we're thrilled to announce our newest partnership with Happiest Baby, the minds behind the innovative SNOO Smart Sleeper. This collaboration marks a significant step forward in our mission to provide comprehensive support to working families, reaffirming our commitment as the first and most trusted breast milk shipping company since 2015. Why SNOO? The SNOO…

What International Companies Teach Us About Family-Friendly Benefits
2/27/24
Family Health, Employers

What International Companies Teach Us About Family-Friendly Benefits

It’s no secret that companies are navigating an era of heightened competition and emerging economic challenges. As the workforce demographic increasingly shifts toward Gen Z and millennials, who highly value work-life balance and family wellness, enterprises must evolve to meet those expectations. These are challenges many international companies have been meeting head-on. Many International companies are demonstrating that cultivating a family-first workplace goes beyond merely offering support for parents-to-be and working parents; it's a compelling strategy for attracting and retaining…

New Guide 📓 The Family-Friendly Advantage: A Magnet for Top Talent
2/13/24
Workplace Support, Employers

New Guide 📓 The Family-Friendly Advantage: A Magnet for Top Talent

Are you ready to take your company's talent strategy to the next level? In today's fiercely competitive job market, where Gen Z and millennial employees are increasingly calling the shots, traditional HR approaches just don't cut it anymore. It's time to get ahead of the curve and proactively shape your organization's future. Introducing our new guide, Cultivating a Family-Friendly Workplace: A Journey from Fertility to Childhood and Beyond. This comprehensive resource gives you game-changing insights, including: 🌟 Elevating Family Benefits:…

Employer Tips: Complying With the PUMP Act to Support New Mothers
1/30/24
Workplace Support, Employers

Employer Tips: Complying With the PUMP Act to Support New Mothers

Large corporations increasingly recognize the importance of family-friendly policies to attract and retain top talent. The recent U.S. legislation, the PUMP Act, is a significant step toward supporting nursing mothers in the workplace. Here, we look at the specifics of the new legislation and what steps enterprises are taking to support new mothers beyond mandates. Understanding the PUMP Act The PUMP Act, or Providing Urgent Maternal Protections, was signed into law in December 2022. Under this law, all companies must:…

Pumping, Working, Traveling: Challenges for New Moms In the Workplace
11/16/23
Travel Tips, Pumping & Feeding, Employers

Pumping, Working, Traveling: Challenges for New Moms In the Workplace

New moms returning to work encounter distinctive challenges that often go unnoticed. The delicate balance of managing career responsibilities, particularly involving travel, while navigating the demands of infant care can be an incredible task. This is compounded when that mother is breastfeeding. The ability to pump and deliver that nourishment to their baby while on the road is an intense undertaking that requires significant support. For employers, understanding and addressing these challenges isn't just a matter of empathy or compliance;…

How to Prepare Your Breastfeeding Baby for Daycare: A Step-by-Step Guide
10/3/23
Pumping & Feeding, Workplace Support, Employers

How to Prepare Your Breastfeeding Baby for Daycare: A Step-by-Step Guide

Getting your little one ready for daycare might feel like a big task. Transitioning your breastfeeding infant to daycare requires thoughtful planning to ensure a smooth experience. Here are some practical steps to prepare you and your baby for this exciting new chapter. Establish a Feeding Routine for Daycare: To align with the daycare schedule, consider gently transitioning from on-demand breastfeeding to a more predictable feeding routine. This benefits both you and the caregivers, helping them anticipate your baby’s feeding…

How to Create a Lactation Friendly Culture at Work
4/5/22
Pumping & Feeding, Workplace Support, Employers

How to Create a Lactation Friendly Culture at Work

Pumping parents know a thing or two about stress, so this Stress Awareness Month, we want to help you make the transition back into the workplace as painless as possible. A New Mom’s Healthy Returns study revealed that 4 out of 5 employees want better breastfeeding support from their employer. Among the most important: having a flexible schedule upon returning to work and having breastfeeding benefits, such as breast milk shipping and space to comfortably accommodate multiple pumping moms. HR…

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