A professor at American University gave her class, "Sex, Gender & Culture," a real world demonstration earlier this month, when she breast-fed her baby in front of her students. Her decision sparked a media frenzy, national debate and campus uproar, with the university questioning her judgment and students... Read More »
Back in 2008, a Houston woman, back from maternity leave, asked her boss if she could pump breast milk in the bathroom, on her breaks at work. He fired her. Last month, a judge threw out her discrimination case.
Although 45 states allow women to breast-feed infants in any public or private location, many... Read More »
Emily recently graduated college with a bachelors in mathematics. She hoped to land a job in actuarial science, but her life plan has hit a few snags. First, she fell in love and got married. Then, she got pregnant. Now as a 23-year-old with a 4-month-old baby, she has a new career goal, at least for the short... Read More »
It was one of the less touted regulations nestled in President Obama's Affordable Care Act. For the first time, workplaces would be required to give breastfeeding mothers a time, and place, to pump their breast milk whenever they needed it. Now the Labor Department is following through on the rule.... Read More »