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WHAT: The Federal Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women’s Health (OWH) wants your help to better support nursing moms when they return to work. They want to learn how to make it easier for moms to continue nursing, even when they are back at work.

WHO: LTG Associates (www.ltgassociates.com) is working with OWH on this new study. We are looking for moms to share their stories - good and bad!

WHY: OWH has an online resource called Supporting Nursing Mothers at Work: Employer Solutions. It gives businesses ideas for ways to support nursing moms at work. What we learn in this study can make that resource better. And that will help many other moms get the support they need!

HOW: LTG is doing one-hour confidential phone interviews with moms who went back to work after their baby’s birth. We are looking for moms who breastfed their babies and were able to pump or breastfeed at work. We want to know what helped you, and what made it hard. How did you find space to pump? How did you find the time you needed? What could help other employers better support new moms? We are looking for moms in these kinds of workplaces:

§  HEALTH CARE

§  SCHOOLS

§  MANUFACTURING

§  RETAIL OR RESTAURANT

If you are willing to share your story and are chosen for an interview, you will  receive a $30 gift card to thank you for your time. If you are interested, please click on the link https://goo.gl/forms/1WL8KESyRft7QTnk2 - or paste it into your Web browser - that will take you to our sign-up form.  You will be asked for the following kinds of information:

ü Your name, phone number, your home state, and an email address (if you have one).

ü The kind of workplace (health care; schools; manufacturing; or retail/ restaurant) you worked in when you went back to work as a nursing mom.   

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For more information on being prepared and forms to help get you prepared visit: 

 https://www.ready.gov/publications