Woman fired after fight with employers over breast feeding

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Registered: 10-01-2010
Woman fired after fight with employers over breast feeding
Tue, 08-20-2013 - 1:27pm

A New Hampshire mother’s fight to breast-feedThough laws allow mothers to pump milk while at work, actual breast-feeding is not protected

Now on unemployment benefits while fighting a legal battle, Frederick’s case, filed with the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, highlights a reality for many working mothers across the country: Despite doctors widely recommending breast-feeding for children’s and mothers’ lifelong health, following through for many women proves frustrating and sometimes impossible.

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