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Breast Pumping

Breastfeeding My Second Baby: No Pump Needed

Maia James | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Maia James

I have gotten as far as taking the breast pump out of storage, but I cannot seem to make myself use it. It just seems like too much effort with not enough payoff, although some of my friends have expressed annoyance that I cannot be more flexible.

If You Don't Support Breastfeeding In Public, You Don't Support Breastfeeding

Katharine McKinney | Posted 09.26.2013 | Parents
Katharine McKinney

Breastfeeding whenever, wherever a child is hungry is an integral component of breastfeeding success. To take that away is to inhibit mothers who only want to do right by their child.

ACLU Settles Breastfeeding Case

Posted 09.19.2012 | Denver

The American Civil Liberties Union of Colorado announced on Tuesday that it had won an confidential settlement in a discrimination case on behalf of t...

The Hard Lesson I Learned When My Baby Came Home

Jessica Valenti | Posted 11.07.2012 | Parents
Jessica Valenti

Our ability to nurse is presented to American women as the most basic, natural thing a woman can do for her child. So when it doesn't work, we're blamed.

Choosing to Latch On

Rebecca Hughes Parker | Posted 10.08.2012 | Parents
Rebecca Hughes Parker

Taking that formula and the coupons from the pro-breast milk NICU, I felt like I was reading a woman's magazine with a too-skinny model on the cover and a feature story inside about positive body image.

Breaking the Code of Parental Silence

Sarah Buttenwieser | Posted 08.11.2012 | Parents
Sarah Buttenwieser

To talk about diapers or even breast pumps is one thing, it's fully another navigate adolescence. The stories and the issues, they belong, during these years, to your children.

Police: Man Says He Taped Co-Worker Breast-Pumping In Her Office

Posted 06.06.2012 | Parents

For a new mother who works at DeSales University in Center Valley, Penn., the simple act of pumping breastmilk at work led to extreme distress when sh...

Breast feeding: Behind closed doors only?

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

Another skirmish in the breastfeeding wars was reported in the New York Times (Breast-Feeding Boutique in Feud with Condo Board). A condo association ...

Hey IRS: Give Breastfeeding Mothers A Break

Gina Cicatelli Ciagne, CLC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Gina Cicatelli Ciagne, CLC

The Internal Revenue Service does not allow nursing mothers to use their tax-sheltered health care accounts to pay for breastfeeding supplies, which includes breast pumps.

This Sucks -- Breast Pumping at Work: Peaceful Revolution

Katrina Alcorn | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Katrina Alcorn

Many of our employers and coworkers remain woefully ignorant about breastfeeding; without realizing it, they put us in situations that can be thoroughly humiliating.