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  • Woman Denied Right to Pump Breast Milk at Work

    California Mother Denied Right to Pump Breast Milk at Work

    According to federal law, a woman has the right to breastfeed her child and pump her breast milk when and where she needs: “Among many provisions, Section 4207 of the law amends the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) of 1938 (29 U.S. Code 207) to require an employer to provide reasonable break time for an […] More

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    Breastfeeding Law Protects Women at Work

    You may not be familiar with the law-it was, after all, tucked away inside President Obama’s health care reform legislation-but it exists, and it is a law aimed squarely at protecting women who choose to breastfeed their babies or pump breast milk at work. Part of the Affordable Care Act, which was signed into law […] More

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    Donated Breast Milk Supplies Nearly Depleted

    The demand for donated breast milk has reached record levels, and, because of this, supplies have been nearly depleted according to eleven milk banks located throughout the United States. Speaking about the shortage, Mother’s Milk Bank head Pauline Sakamoto says children are losing out on the positive effects of breast milk: “In the 12 years […] More