Working moms and breastfeeding

Being a working mother can be challenging and rewarding. Lisa Pierson Weinberger, a lawyer specializing in maternity rights, shares her personal experience with pumping after going back to works and some handy tricks for all working mothers.
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At the end of my maternity leave when I went back to work, I was still breastfeeding my son. I had to be one of those women who was lugging a pump to work with me every day, so I understand the logistics that go into pumping while you are at work. Obviously, you need to be organized. You want to make sure you have a cooler with you to keep the milk in and you want to make sure that you have clean accessories for the pump and all of that, but the most practical tip that I can give to working mom, who are pumping, is not to wear a dress to work because it, basically, requires you to get undressed in order for you to pump. There is nothing worse than sitting in your office attached to a breast pump, hoping that the door is locked.

Being a working mother can be challenging and rewarding. Lisa Pierson Weinberger, a lawyer specializing in maternity rights, shares her personal experience with pumping after going back to works and some handy tricks for all working mothers.

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Lisa Pierson Weinberger

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Lisa Pierson Weinberger is the founder of Mom, Esq., a legal practice dedicated to helping parents understand and maximize their maternity leave benefits, have peace of mind when hiring employees in their homes, and find a good work/life balance when they return to the workplace after having a baby.  Prior to founding Mom, Esq., Lisa spent seven years working at the entertainment law firm of Greenberg Glusker working as an employment lawyer with many of Hollywood's A-List celebrities.  She counseled on matters related to large domestic staffs, advising on the hiring process, backgrounds checks, wage and hour issues, counseling, discipline and terminations, and preparing employment applications, offer letters and a variety of agreements including employment, confidentiality, arbitration, severance and release agreements. Lisa has a Bachelors in Psychology, with Honors, from Washington University in St. Louis, and a J.D. from the UCLA School of Law where she served on the UCLA Law Review.

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