Pumpcast 16: How Dads Support Their Breastfeeding Partner

Mamas have their hands full breastfeeding & breastpumping. In this week's Pumpcast we hear from the dads and find out how they went from rookie to epic Dad-dom. 

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. (And sometimes dads too.) 

In Episode 16 Mamava's CFO Brian and Production Manager Scott get real about supporting their breastfeeding partners. And cleaning pump parts. 

Pumpcast 15: Traveling With a Talented Pooper

New mama Annie travels to Wyoming with baby Avery and discovers the value of hotel washing machines when you have a talented pooper on your hands. 

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 15 Annie talks about traveling with a new baby, what it's like to breastfeed on the go, and why hotel washing machines are key. 

Pumpcast 14: Mamava Co-founders and working mamas get real about the breast maternity leave

What kind of maternity policy does a company founded by moms offer? The breast kind, of course. 

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 14 Mamava's co-founders, Sascha and Christine, reflect on how how they become entrepeneurs and why they're walking the walk when it comes to paid maternity leave.  

Conferences Can Suck For Breastfeeding Moms

 

Breastfeeding moms on the go have a tough time finding clean and private accommodations to plug in and pump milk. I experienced this first hand when I was a breastfeeding mother away from my baby. As if carrying a heavy bag with pump and supplies as I walked miles around the tradeshow wasn't difficult enough, often my only option for a private space to pump was the restroom –no place to be making food for a new born. 

Pumpcast 13: Breastfeeding Explained By a 2-Year Old

A 2-year old explains how breastfeeding works. And what it's like to be a big brother with little nipples.

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 13 Nikkie's son Asher explains what it's like to be a big brother, what his sister eats, and where that milk comes from. 

Pumpcast 12: Babies and Bovines

The babies meet their bovine namesakes. Prepare for more cuteness than you can handle in one day.  

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 12 Annie and Nikkie pack up their littles and take a road trip to see baby cows.  And discover their bovine namesakes. 

Designing the Optimal Lactation Room

You understand what it takes to be compliant with Federal standards, but what does it take to ensure your lactation room is truly serving its breastfeeding moms? 


Pumpcast 11: Babies Go To Work

The only thing better than babies? Babies at work.

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 11 Annie and Nikkie bring their love nuggets to visit the Mamava team. Bliss ensues. 

Are you in compliance with breastfeeding laws?

(Image courtesy of MI Breastfeeding Organization)

Use this 2 question checklist to find out.

A woman’s right to breastfeed is protected by both state and federal laws.  The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) ensures that breastfeeding protections also extend to the workplace.

Pumpcast 10: Newborns and Milk Production

Life with a newborn means lots of milk but not much sleep. Nikkie & Annie on latch, engorgement, and breast pumping.

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 10 first-time mama Annie learns about latching while Nikkie reflects on the breastfeeding differences between her two children.