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"Baby bottles are a huge career issue” says Penelope Trunk

September 15, 2016

 

Popular career-advice author Penelope Trunk recently featured mimijumi baby bottles and why they are a godsend for mothers. 

“Feeding a baby is a huge issue for women who have a 9-5 job. Or any job, really.

When I breastfed my sons my life revolved around making sure there was milk. If women cannot put breastmilk in a bottle for someone else to feed the baby, then they can never wrestle themselves from the baby.

Baby bottles don’t work for women if the baby won’t go back to the breast after an easy speedy bottle.

Baby bottles are a huge career issue."  - Penelope

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Why I Never Lost Faith in Penelope Trunk

September 12, 2016

 

Thank you, Penelope, for finding a compelling way to tell the mimijumi story as only you could.

When I first contacted you, I wanted you to write about our bottles because I admire your unique voice. 

Or as I wrote at the time:

I've always enjoyed your direct, no-nonsense attitude. See problem. Address problem. See next problem (sometimes caused by attempt to solve original problem). Address problem. Rinse. Repeat.”

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Jessica Shortall: Moms Going Back to Work

April 03, 2016

Dear Working Mom About to Go Back to Work After Having a Baby,

I know what you’re thinking. You’re going back to work, probably criminally soon after having a baby, and you’re suuuuper excited. Not only do you get to leave your baby and not fit into your work clothes…if you’re breastfeeding, you get a whole additional prize package!

  • Leaking through your work clothes while talking to Tim from Accounting? Check.

  • Talking to the person who signs your paycheck about your breasts and a bodily fluid? Check.

  • Explaining to your co-workers why you have to leave every meeting halfway through? Check.

Awkward conversations are THE staple of being a breastfeeding, working mom. I’m here with my top three tips on how to survive them.

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6 Must-Haves For New Moms Going Back To Work

January 20, 2016
 

This article originally appeared on Working Moms Against Guilt.

Whether you’re pregnant, want a baby, or are home right now (exhausted) with a newborn, you’ve probably wondered what it will be like going back to work. I mean, how do people DO it?

Well, I did it, and millions of other moms have too. It ain’t easy, but it is possible.

Over the years, we’ve collected lots of wisdom and advice from many women on what it takes to go back to work like a champ. In a partnership with mimijumi, the back-to-work baby bottle brand, Working Moms Against Guilt is sharing our top tools and tips to make the back-to-work journey guilt-free for all moms. I think you’ll find this list of must-have gear and habits invaluable, whether you’re breastfeeding, formula feeding, pumping, or a combination that works for you.

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Changing Countries, Changing Habits

November 30, 2015

 

When I got pregnant with my first child, I was living in England (that’s a long story) and had a full time job that I loved.   

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