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Jennifer Jordan Will Speak At The Family Forward NC Summit

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We’re proud to announce that Aeroflow Breastpumps’ very own Jennifer Jordan will be participating in the Family Forward NC Summit to discuss family-forward business practices in order to promote supporting working moms.

Don’t Miss Jennifer Jordan Speak At The Family Forward NC Summit!

The Family Forward NC Summit is taking place in order to help improve business conditions all across North Carolina. Employers, business leaders, and community leaders are coming together to inspire North Carolina businesses to attract and retain the best talent, provide family benefits to support healthy development, and improve workplace productivity.

This should help North Carolina to close the skills gap to support future workforce development to brow a stronger economy with healthier families. The agenda has an action-packed line up of speakers that will provide guests with the knowledge and tools to start or continue to start or continue the conversation and action about family-friendly benefits within their organizations.

The summit will take place on April 1, 2019, from 10 AM to 2 PM at the RTI International Horizon Building, 3040 Cornwallis Rd, RTP, NC. Come hungry and ready to learn as lunch will be provided as well as periods of time for the audience to ask panelists questions.

Jennifer Jordan, the Director of Mom and Baby, Aeroflow Healthcare

Jennifer founded Aeroflow Breastpumps after personally experiencing the difficulties involved with needing to breast pump at work. She turned her breastfeeding experience into a passionate mission to assist all mothers by encouraging them on their breastfeeding journey by helping them receive breast pumps through insurance.

Even though providing portable pumps that make it easier for working mothers to express milk for their infants, it didn’t seem to be enough. To truly advocate for breastfeeding mothers the battle goes beyond the pump. They also need privacy, time, and respect.

That’s why Jennifer continued her mission to create a private lactation room within the Aeroflow campus for women to use in order to express milk for their babies. The space is fully equipped with everything a mother needs to feel relaxed and confident as they pump.

She also had a major role in creating and implementing family-friendly benefits for eligible employees such as:

  • Extending the maternity leave from two paid weeks to six
  • Up to a $300 reimbursement for the use of a birth or postpartum doula
  • A breast pump and breastfeeding supplies
  • The reimbursement of 50% of adoption-related expenses or up to $5,000 per adopted child (as well as access to the rest of the benefits).
  • 1 free subscription to diapers through the Diaper club for the first year of the child’s life, adoption date, or foster placement.

As a result, Aeroflow Healthcare has been certified by the North Carolina Breastfeeding Coalition as a Breastfeeding-Friendly Workplace.

This potentially has helped Aeroflow experience the benefits and positive ROI associated with providing family-friendly benefits that other supportive employers have, including:

  • Increased productivity
  • Lowered healthcare costs
  • Decreased turnover rates
  • Improved retention rates
  • Lower rates of absenteeism

Creating The Perfect Lactation Room

Aeroflow serves as an example that providing support for working mothers doesn’t have to be difficult of expensive, even in unconventional workspaces such as the Air Force base, Joint Base Charleston. This is why we’ve created a guide to help other employers create a breastfeeding room.

All you need is:

Renovated Breast Pump Room

  • A private space
  • Comfortable chair
  • Side table
  • Proper lighting
  • Calming artwork/accessories
  • Electrical outlets
  • Microwave
  • Mini-refrigerator

Don’t miss your chance to learn more from Jennifer Jordan and other industry leaders at the Family Forward NC Summit!

Information provided on the Aeroflow Health blog is not intended as a substitute to medical advice or care. Aeroflow Health recommends consulting a doctor if you are experiencing medical issues or concerns.


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