Nestlé’s Parent Support Spotlight on Leanna: Getting an Opportunity to Balance

“I had a lot of good support- there are a lot of moms in my department, and they all encouraged me to take full advantage and said I wouldn’t regret it.”
Aug 9, 2017 8:45 AM ET
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by Leanna, Health and Welfare Benefits Team at Nestlé USA

I had my first child, Izzy, on January 6 — one of the first babies born after Nestlé launched our new Parent Support Policy. When I was first pregnant, I didn’t know that the policy was coming yet — when I found out, I was so excited. I knew as soon as I heard about the policy that I would want to take the full six months. I had a lot of good support- there are a lot of moms in my department and they all encouraged me to take full advantage and said I wouldn’t regret it. At that time, I couldn’t really understand and appreciate what it would be like, and they were right.

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