Laboring Against Unfair Lactation Discrimination

Law360, New York (March 1, 2012, 3:55 PM EST) -- For many new moms returning to work after the birth of a child, pumping breast milk is considered to be a necessary evil. Necessary because pumping ensures that these mothers’ babies can continue to experience the many benefits of breast milk and helps the mothers to maintain their milk supplies, relieves painful engorgement and prevents potentially serious medical conditions like mastitis. Evil because, well, it is not exactly fun to do, especially if the workplace is not supportive.

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