The Essential Guide to Breastfeeding Your Baby Before and After You Return to Work
Author: Gale Pryor
Category: Health & Fitness
Essential reading for any woman who seeks to combine the roles of nursing mother and working mother. - William Sears, M.D., and Martha Sears, R.N., best-selling authors of The Baby Book A return to work doesn't have to mean the end of breastfeeding. In fact, continuing to nurse her baby is the working mom's best strategy for blending both sides of her life into a new and satisfying whole. In this fully updated edition of Nursing Mother, Working Mother, Gale Pryor and Kathleen Huggins provide essential advice on: Getting breastfeeding off to a good start; Pumping and storing breast milk; Establishing a pumping and feeding routine; Negotiating with an employer for private pumping space; Finding supportive child care; The legal rights of employees with regard to breastfeeding Praise for the first edition of Nursing Mother, Working Mother: ''A how-to book from a mother who herself has accomplished the difficult but rewarding combination of working and nursing.''
The Female Labor Force in the United States, 1820-1980
Author: Lynn Weiner
Pubpsher: UNC Press Books
In this fresh perspective on one of the major demographic trends in our history, Weiner skillfully interweaves evidence on women's employment, government social policy, and the contemporary debate about women's sphere to explore the interconnections between patterns of women's work and the ideologies that arose in response to that work. In uniting the sources and methods of social and intellectual history, the author illuminates the changes in women's lives during the past 250 years. Originally published in 1985. A UNC Press Enduring Edition -- UNC Press Enduring Editions use the latest in digital technology to make available again books from our distinguished backlist that were previously out of print. These editions are published unaltered from the original, and are presented in affordable paperback formats, bringing readers both historical and cultural value.
Liberation was meant to expand women's opportunities, not to limit them. One of the most hotly discussed issues of this generation is the working mother's dilemma: to quit mid-career, giving up money, status and stimulation to look after one's children; or to continue employment and leave the nurturing to someone else. Active nurturing is the basis of this book. For employed mothers, it refers to the spirit of the time you spend with your children in a way that will make them feel encouraged, inspired, empowered, tickled or valued. Active nurturing does not require you to fill every moment of your time with your children with intense activities, but when you are together, you should remember to be positive, warm and emotionally responsive. The 21 illustrated insights in this book, along with many that you will develop from your individual experiences with your children, will empower you to enrich your lives together.
'I took the plunge and went back to work full-time, leaving a baby at home ... that was the start of the 20-year experiment with every different type of working arrangement possible in my quest to try and do justice to my children, my education, my ambition.' Fiona Millar, journalist and education campaigner, knows first hand that being a working mother involves managing childcare, work, laundry and countless other tasks, while striving to find the perfect work-life balance for her family. And she is not alone. Over 70 per cent of mothers with school-age children are in some form of work. In The Secret World of the Working Mother, Fiona Millar draws on the experiences of women from all walks of life and circumstance, as well as her own, to examine the many challenges faced in the workplace and home. Sharply analytical, entertaining and informative, this is an in-depth look at how real women manage their chaotic lives - not how perfect women should.
Release on 2005-01-01 | by Ute Gerhard,Trudie Knijn,Anja Weckwert
A Comparison of Policies and Practices
Author: Ute Gerhard,Trudie Knijn,Anja Weckwert
Pubpsher: Edward Elgar Publishing
Category: Political Science
In order to illustrate cross-country variations in mothers' work and care arrangements in Europe, this book fuses a comparative approach towards welfare systems and social policies with an analysis of mothers' social practices in several European countries. The book demonstrates that across Europe, women increasingly retain their jobs after having children but that there are, however, striking differences in labor market participation of women both between and within European countries.
Release on 1993 | by Louise Lamphere,Patricia Zavella,Felipe Gonzales
Reconciling Family and Factory
Author: Louise Lamphere,Patricia Zavella,Felipe Gonzales
Pubpsher: Cornell University Press
Category: Political Science
"[Examines] the intersection between class, gender, and ethnicity among direct production workers in Albuquerque. ... [P]rovides an alternative perspective that stresses differences of experience among women belonging to distinct ethnic groups and socio-economic strata."--Page 4 of cover.
One of the most significant social and economic changes of recent years has been the explosion in the number of mothers in the work place and in paid employment generally. Child care policy, provision and funding has in no way kept up with this change. Who Will Mind the Baby? explores how working mothers negotiate their responsibilities in the face of these difficulties. The book contrasts the limited child care policies of the United States and Canada with the more advanced situation in Europe and Australia, focusing in particular on the coping strategies of working mothers.