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Should Breast-feeding Moms Get a Room of Their Own?

Does your office have a designated breast-feeding room? Credit: Getty Images An AP report says that Congressional moms have a room of...Does your workplace have a "lactation suite?"

Capitol Breast-Feeding Room Serves Moms

ParentDish columnist Rachel Campos-Duffy can use the new "lactation suite" in the Capitol building. Credit: AP WASHINGTON (AP) - In the...In the basement of the Capitol, behind a heavy frosted glass door secured by an electronic combination lock, is a 12- by 10-foot room where many of Congress' new mothers go to take care of business.

Do Birth Plans Help or Hurt Women?

Paint the nursery. Buy the onesies. Write the birth plan. These days, women are encouraged to create birth plans as part of their preparation for...You might have a plan, but plan for things to not go according to plan.
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Breast-Feeding Prompts Bipartisan Moment

My first night in Washington, D.C., for my husband Sean's Congressional Freshman Orientation, involved a lovely reception and dinner in Statuary Hall....Nancy Pelosi and Rachel Campos-Duffy might have wildly different political views, but they do share one important bond: Motherhood.

Breast or Bottle Feeding? No Difference: Moms Are Equally Tired

Bottle feeding or breast-feeding, you're wiped out. Credit: Getty Images It's either good news or bad news, depending on your...It's either good news or bad news, depending on your perspective: A new study shows that breast-feeding and bottle feeding mothers are equally exhausted.

IRS Doesn't Care if Breast Is Best

Your HSA dollars don't cover breast pumps. Credit: Getty Images
The IRS couldn't care less if breast is best. The New York Times reports that...
Sorry, moms. The IRS says you can't use your flexible spending account to pay for pumps.

Some Breast-Feeding Moms Risk Osteoporosis

Switching from breast to bottle after a few years could save your bones. Credit: Getty Images
If you're still breast-feeding your 3-year-old, you...
Breast-feed today, break a hip down the road?

Why Breast-Feeding Makes One Mom Squeamish

Not every mom loves breast-feeding. Credit: Getty Images
I nursed E for a year. Exclusively. Not a single drop of formula ever touched her...
A second-time mom shares her doubts about the nursing she did the first time around.

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