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Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Episode 29: Motherhood and the Workplace

With nearly two-thirds of first time mothers working through their pregnancies, it's important that women understand their rights and responsibilities regarding employment, maternity leave, and returning to work after having a baby.

Join The Conversation tonight, 4/17 at 6pm as Ryan and Laura look at the myriad of issues facing pregnant women and mothers in the workplace. They will be joined by Sonia Pressman Fuentes, co-founder of NOW and author of the EEOC's first Guidelines on Pregnancy and Childbirth, as well as Kevin Sanderson, a local employment attorney and advocate for womens' rights. Also joining us by phone will be Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner, Executive Director and CEO of MomsRising, a consumer group advocating for paid family leave.

Tune into WSLR 96.5 LPFM or online at tonight, Tuesday, April 17th at 6:00pm.  The program will also available later in the evening via podcast at

For more information, please contact the hostesses of Maternally Yours at, or on our facebook page at

Maternally Yours,
Cheryl, Carmela, Ryan and Laura

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