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Lactation Room Built for Our Employees

May 6, 2013

We are proud to announce that a private Lactation Room has been built for employees of the Medical Center.
The Mohawk Valley Perinatal Network, Inc.consulted on the room and also made a $100 donation toward its construction.

Assisting employees after childbirth and providing this type of dedicated space can have significant benefits to employers, including the following:

  • Satisfied and loyal employees
  • Retention of experienced employees
  • Reduction in sick time taken by both moms and dads for children's illnesses
  • Lower health care and insurance costs

The Mohawk Valley Perinatal Network, Inc. is a 501(c)3, not-for-profit organization that has been serving families in Herkimer and Oneida Counties since 1996.Their mission is to improve birth outcomes and maternal, child and family health and facilitate collaboration among providers and community organizations.

from left to right: Donna Ernst, Director of Human Resources, Diana Haldenwang, Executive Director
of The Mohawk Valley Perinatal Network, Amanda Aiello RN, Nicole Plato, Laboratory
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