Lactation Accommodation Policy

thoughtbot supports mothers who wish to express breastmilk during the workday. thoughtbot will provide breastfeeding employees a secure & comfortable space to pump & store breastmilk, and the flexibility to pump as needed. In the event a multipurpose space is designated as a mother’s room, use of the room for pumping takes priority over other uses.

thoughtbot expressly prohibits retaliation related to breastfeeding or expressing milk.

Employees planning to pump at work should notify benefits@thoughtbot.com at least one month in advance so that a room can be prepared.

Breastmilk shipping

thoughtbot will cover the expense of shipping breastmilk home while on work travel.

US employees wishing to ship milk should place an order with Milk Stork prior to traveling within the US. Milk Stork will ship cooler boxes and breastmilk bags directly to your hotel along with a prepaid overnight FedEx labels.

UK employees may order boxes directly from FedEx.