Offended by breast pumps in the workplace? Get over it.
The New York Times blog, Motherlode, featured a post yesterday about a nursing mother whose (female) co-worker was offended by her breast pump bag sitting out in their shared office space. With the current backlash on nursing in public, I suppose I should not be surprised by this either. I briefly commented on the blog,…
Maternal health care is a right, not an option
In March 2o11, The Maternal Health Accountability Act of 2011 (H.R. 894) was introduced by Rep. John Conyers, D-MI to reduce maternal mortality in the United States, provide greater transparency for reporting on pregnancy-related deaths and improve outcomes through research, education and awareness.(See italicized text below for a summary of the Act’s provisions.) According to…