Upcoming Breastfeeding Webinar
You’re invited to “Breastfeeding Works: Legal Protections for Lactating Employees and Students in the Health Care Industry.” This webinar is co-hosted by the Women’s Health Dietetic Practice Group and partners to offer training on practical and legal solutions that help nursing parents in the health care industry overcome common barriers to breastfeeding faced upon return to work and school.
Monday, February 11, 2019
12 noon Pacific/ 3 p.m. Eastern
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The second webinar in the Breastfeeding Works series will give health care workers and students the information and tools they need to continue breastfeeding after returning to work or school in the clinical setting.
The expert panelists will cover the national and state laws that protect breastfeeding parents from discrimination and the laws that require lactation accommodations at work and school. The panelists will offer workers, students, and their advocates solutions to the common challenges faced by breastfeeding health care workers and students.
The webinar will:
· Offer guidance on what healthcare providers, students, and their advocates can do to access workplace lactation accommodations.
· Using vignettes based on real-world scenarios, the experts will walk you through key considerations and resources to secure workplace accommodations.
· Introduce you to the top resources available when you need additional support.
· Elizabeth Gedmark, A Better Balance
· Cheryl Lebedevitch, United States Breastfeeding Committee
· Jessica Lee, Center for WorkLife Law, University of California Hastings College of Law
· Liz Morris, Center for WorkLife Law, University of California Hastings College of Law
· Galen Sherwin, American Civil Liberties Union Women’s Rights Project
Breastfeeding Works: Legal Protections for Lactating Employees and Students in the Health Care Industry is hosted by:
· Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
· American Nurses Association
· National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners