Category Archives: Social Impact

4 Tips For Supporting Working Moms & Pregnant Women

You’re preparing for motherhood and counting down the days until you meet your little one! And if you’re currently in the workforce, you’re probably considering if and when you’ll return to work after your babe arrives. We’re not going to mince words: taking care of a newborn while also working is no small task. It’s exhausting and you may sometimes feel pulled between multiple priorities. (That deadline! Your bundle of joy!) But keep in mind, if you do plan to go back to the office, you’ll be joining the hardest-working group of employees there is:…Read More

Don’t Leave Our Babies Behind: Stand Up For Family Leave

More than half of new mothers in the U.S. lack any paid leave to care for their new babies. This is a huge problem considering how critical — and beneficial — leave is for both moms and babies in those first few months: new mamas need time to physically recover from giving birth, babies need to bond with their parents and everyone needs a chance to get the hang of breastfeeding (if that’s your path). As it stands today, the existing Family and Medical Leave Act enables workers to take up to 12 weeks of…Read More

3 Organizations Making a Global Difference

As an expectant mama, you’re doing everything you can to ensure your growing baby is as well cared for as possible. Unfortunately, not every mother is able to execute her desire for a healthy pregnancy; the sad fact is that poverty and a lack of access to nutritional resources can impede maternal and child health around the world. Luckily, there are numerous organizations working to improve these conditions globally. Next time you’re looking for a worthy cause to support, consider these three organizations: ONE ONE is an international advocacy organization taking action to end extreme…Read More