Tag Archives: paid leave

Pass the New York State Paid Family Leave Act

Mapping paid maternity leave

This past August, the theme of World Breastfeeding Week was Breastfeeding and Work: Let’s Make It Work. The US lags behind most of the world in mandating paid parental leave for new parents. To begin to fill the gap, several

Prematurity, breastfeeding, and work: Making it work

Breastfeeding and work - Let's make it work!

National Breastfeeding Month 2015 By Naomi Bar-Yam, Ph.D., Executive Director, MMBNE In honor of Mother’s Day this year, John Oliver (Last Week Tonight) ran a segment on the frankly embarrassing lack of paid maternity and parental leave in the US.

Making Breastfeeding and Work – Work: Paid Leave

Mapping paid maternity leave

National Breastfeeding Month 2015 By Naomi Bar-Yam, Ph.D., Executive Director, MMBNE Paid maternity and parental leave are crucial to making breastfeeding and work, well… work. The US is being embarrassed into taking paid maternity leave seriously. Even the US Department