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Time to #EndMommyWars? A Review of Similac's New Video

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Jessica Shortall is a working mom with a career dedicated to the intersection of business and doing good. As the former Director of Giving for TOMS Shoes, she literally circumnavigated the globe with a breast pump, and now she's here to give you advice for dealing with the challenges of being a working and pumping... Read more

8 New Products To Help Breastfeeding Moms #WorkPumpRepeat

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Breastfeeding pro and working mom extraordinaire Jessica Shortall is a working mom with a career dedicated to the intersection of business and doing good. As the former Director of Giving for TOMS Shoes, she literally circumnavigated the globe with a breast pump. Here she shares the new products that will help moms navigate the two. Check out... Read more

A Working Mom's Best Bets For Baby Registry

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Breastfeeding pro and working mom extraordinaire Jessica Shortall is sharing her tips for navigating the ins and outs of baby registry. And lucky for you, you can win several of her baby gear picks (mentioned in the breastfeeding & working mom section of this post) by participating in our Work.Pump.Repeat Twitter sweepstakes TODAY.... Read more

New Army Breastfeeding Policy Balances 'Needs Of Mother With Needs Of Mission'

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Army moms know how to fight -- and win -- a battle. While the intention of the Fort Bliss soldiers who posed for a photo while breastfeeding their babies in full uniform was intended to normalize breastfeeding, the aftermath had even more tangible results. Effective immediately, the army has issued a service-wide breastfeeding policy,... Read more

Fewer Moms Take Maternity Leave Than You'd Think

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A full year of paid leave? Offices accommodating newborns? Not the reality for most working moms. Despite the slew of parental perks we've seen from larger companies recently, data from the Department of Labor shows that one in four new moms return to work just two weeks after having a baby.... Read more

Infants In The Workplace: Would You Sign Up For The Program?

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We say it again and again: the 12 weeks of federally-mandated (but not necessarily paid) maternity leave is less than ideal. Some companies have done employees a solid and extended it -- most recently Netflix, offering a full year of paid leave. But other companies -- about 200 nationwide -- are... Read more

Pumping On A Business Trip? These Companies Have You Covered

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A little birdie told us Twitter is joining the likes of IBM, launching a new service to ship breast milk from moms traveling on business trips home to their babies. The idea stemmed from Twitter's "Mommy Mentor" program, which helps new moms make the transition back to work. Women will be able to ship the milk in temperature-controlled... Read more

Building A Breast Milk Stash Before You Go Back To Work

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Meet Jessica Shortall, a working mom with a career dedicated to the intersection of business and doing good. As the former Director of Giving for TOMS Shoes, she literally circumnavigated the globe with a breast pump. Pre-order her upcoming book by Abrams, “Work. Pump. Repeat: The New Mom’s Guide to Breastfeeding and Going Back... Read more

The Unbearable Loneliness Of Pumping

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Meet Jessica Shortall, a working mom with a career dedicated to the intersection of business and doing good. As the former Director of Giving for TOMS Shoes, she literally circumnavigated the globe with a breast pump. Pre-order her upcoming book by Abrams, “Work. Pump. Repeat: The New Mom’s Guide to Breastfeeding and Going... Read more

Why I Support Working Moms Setting (And Adjusting) Their Own Breastfeeding Goals

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Meet Jessica Shortall, a working mom with a career dedicated to the intersection of business and doing good. As the former Director of Giving for TOMS Shoes, she literally circumnavigated the globe with a breast pump. Pre-order her upcoming book by Abrams, “Work. Pump. Repeat: The New Mom’s Guide to Breastfeeding and Going Back to... Read more