FEPLA-Federal Employee Paid Leave Act

There is a new parental policy within the Federal Government. It is an amendment of FMLA and it pays 12 weeks of leave for the parent of a new biological or an adopted child or foster care. This does not include vacation or sick time. It is inclusive of the mother or the father. The new policy started on October 1, 2020 and has some key features for an employee to be eligible.
It is called FEPLA. The Federal Employee Paid Leave Act.
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Pregnancy, Fertility and Breastfeeding during and after taking the Covid 19 Vaccine from Pfizer

This article from Life Site advises to not breastfeed after taking the Covid 19 vaccine and do not get pregnant for at least 2 months after taking the vaccine.

It also speaks to unknown fertility impacts after receiving the vaccine.

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Vegan, Keto, gluten free, dairy free

There is a company named Bunny James that sells snack boxes of different treats that are included in multiple specialty diets. The reviews are good and the packaging looks amazing. Check it out for all you mothers or family members of mothers that are having to stick to a restricted diet.

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Military Mommies

There is a new company available for active duty military called Military Mommies. The company was started by a veteran so they know the challenges a military family faces everyday. They work with military families all over the world. They are here for you to help you navigate through all the things you need to get ready for your new baby. There are area partners who consult on a virtual or in person consultation to discuss what is available to you through Tricare. This service is FREE to you!

The area partner for Charleston, SC is Danielle Longo and she can be reached at (253) 778-0179. For more information check out their website at www.military

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