Pump and go

IBM launching a breast milk shipping service for traveling mom employees

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Longtime technology company IBM is set to begin a service that will help moms who are on the road traveling for work express-ship their breastmilk back their babies waiting at home. The new initiative is seen as a perk meant to attract and retain top female talent. But it’s also a legitimate way for Big Blue to solve a logistical problem faced by new moms who are often sent on business trips and end up having to pump and dump. “We are going to experiment with this and see how many women are interested,” IBM’s vice president of benefits Barbara Brickmeir told Fortune. “As long as it appeals to a segment of our population and they feel they can better balance their work and home, we will continue it.”

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