According to the CDC, working mothers are both less likely to start breastfeeding and more likely to stop breastfeeding earlier than nonworking mothers. Breastfeeding has been shown to improve the health of moms and babies, but working moms have a harder time finding opportunities to breastfeed and pump. By making this specific type of support … Continue reading 4 Ways To Provide Support For Breastfeeding Employees
Returning from maternity leave can be a stressful time for your employees. In fact, 43% of women don’t come back after leave. Facilitating this transition will help you retain your employees and provide them with the support necessary at this time, but what's the best way to do it? In this ebook How To Help … Continue reading [Ebook] How To Help Your Employees Return From Maternity Leave
April 3rd marks the 13th Annual Employee Benefits Day! It’s a holiday to celebrate the amazing people who work on employee benefits, nationwide. On this day, we salute the professionals who work hard to give us a great portfolio of benefits. From healthcare to transportation subsidies to better snacks at the office, we are grateful for their thoughtfulness and dedication.
The relationship between parents and the workplace is evolving. It’s a win-win: employers are proactively revising their workplace benefits to help employees balance professional and personal life, and, thanks to these new practices, employees are finding themselves able to work more efficiently.
Providing resources and support for your pregnant employees will help them have healthier pregnancies, but what if you could start that process even earlier? By helping your employees become their healthiest selves before they conceive, you could be looking at some serious cost savings for your organization. Here’s how!
Starting a family is one of the most life-changing decisions a woman, couple, or family can make. On top of the emotional and financial responsibilities that come with having a baby, the medical involvement is also an important factor. Childbirth is one of the most significant medical experiences a woman can go through, especially if … Continue reading Ovia Health and Jiff: How Digital Partnerships Are Improving Health Outcomes
Providing your employees with comprehensive benefits is just one piece of the benefits puzzle. Once your employees are enrolled in your benefits, how and why should you help them find the best care providers?
We’ve discussed the FMLA previously on our blog, but today we’re diving into the most common and problematic mistakes employers make regarding the FMLA. It’s not written down Ensure that your FMLA policy is in writing, with detailed information about how your HR department will count days off, determine eligibility, and outline procedure expectations. Include … Continue reading 6 Mistakes Employers Make with the FMLA
Is your maternity benefits plan supporting your employees and benefitting your organization? Use this checklist to maximize your impact.
Ovia Health is thrilled to kick off our new My Maternity Matters video series. Each month, we’ll be interviewing working parents to explore what maternity benefits, leave, and policies look like across various roles and companies through personal stories. Check out this month’s video, in which Ovia Health’s Chief of Product, Gina Nebesar, tells us … Continue reading My Maternity Matters: Episode 1