Pumping Strategies for Work That Work
Thinking of pumping at work? Here are some starting points.
The pumping, the storage, the oddly personal conversations with coworkers...can nursing and working ever feel comfortable? Karen Rubin, work-life coach and consultant with Life Meets Work, answers questions from expectant moms on breastfeeding at work — including laws, accommodations, and why nursing means never having to say, “I’m sorry I have to go pump.”
Show Notes: Pumping Strategies for Work that Work
Karen Rubin, work-life expert for Life Meets Work, coaches new moms returning to the workforce after parental leave, and discussed nursing at work for first-time moms. With questions from an expectant Bright Horizons mom, Karen covered concerns like:
- Am I allowed time off to pump? Is pumping time considered a break or lunch?
- Do I discuss my pumping plans with my manager?
- How open should I be with my colleagues about my pumping schedule?
- How do I handle work travel while pumping?