Pumpcast 25: The Call of Dooty

Breastfeeding mamas pay a lot of attention to poop and all things dooty-related.  

Real mamas keepin' it real. 

In Episode 25 mamas Annie and Nikkie talk dooty. Because it's important.  

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Why A Storage Closet Is Not A Lactation Room

Photo: Work. Pump. Repeat.

Becoming a new mom is wonderful and lifechanging. Returning to work as a new mom, however, can be a whole different story. Finding an appropriate place to pump can be a huge source of stress for working breastfeeding moms.  Many workplaces still don't provide moms with private, clean, and comfortable spaces to express milk. So what do moms need when it comes to a place to pump? 

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3 Facts About Your Breastfeeding Rights

It may be the 21st century but there's still a lot of confusion, misunderstanding, and stigma around breastfeeding in public. Yeah, we don't get it either. But we do get that when you're a busy mama on the go, you don't have extra time to read up on your breastfeeding rights.

But trust us, you have rights. So we've put together a quick cheat-sheet to save you time so you can get back to what matters most, like breastfeeding your baby or finding a clean and quiet place to plug in your breast pump. 

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Pumpcast 24: Daycare Dos and Don'ts

Mamas go back to work and their babies go to daycare. Sounds simple, but it involves logistics. And lists.  

Real mamas keepin' it real. 

In Episode 24 mamas Annie and Nikkie talk daycare and what not to say to moms.

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3 Ways to Make The Workplace Work for Millennial Moms

Modern workplaces have seen significant changes in the last decade--from small changes like standing desks to bigger changes like flexible schedules. These changes reflect a renewed interest in and emphasis on employee health and wellbeing. And just in time too, because there are now 16 million millennial moms and 70% of moms are in the labor force. Is your workplace prepared?

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Pumpcast 23: Breast Pump Assembly Race

Breastfeeding mamas are busy and efficient. But are they fast? We put our mamas to the test to find out. 

Real mamas keepin' it real. 

In Episode 23 mamas Annie and Nikkie race to assemble their breast pumps. And find out that experience counts.  

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Breastfeeding: It's A Right, Not A Privilege

August is National Breastfeeding Month and this last week is dedicated to Black Breastfeeding Week. And with good reason.

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Pumpcast 22: Mamas, Invention, & The Power Of Design

Co-founder Sascha talks with Michael Jager about using design to solve problems and make the world better.  

Real CEOS keepin' it real. 

In Episode 22 Sascha reflects on the origins of Mamava and the power of design.   

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Mamas of Invention

For over 20 years I have had the privilege to creatively collaborate with Michael Jager, an extraordinary designer and creative director, and one of the "papas" behind Mamava. It was under Michael's thoughtful and generous guidance that we were able to incubate Mamava at JDK Design, the design studio Michael co-founded with his wife Giovanna.

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Pumpcast 21: Mamava As Explained By 15-Year Old Boys

Breastfed babies grow up to be smart teenagers who understand how hard it is to be a breastfeeding working mama.  

Each week Mamava offers a peek into the realities and challenges of two working moms through pregnancy, maternity leave, and beyond.

Real mamas keepin' it real. 

In Episode 21 three 15-year old boys ponder breastfeeding, pumping, and life with working mamas who work hard.  

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