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Decision to deny med student time to pump reversed!

In what the defendent herself is calling a boon "to nursing mothers who are trying to juggle family obligations and further their careers," an appeals judge has reversed a decision that would deny Sophie C. Currier extra time during her medical exam...

Can tea really help you with lactation?

I am about to start a new job, which requires me putting my little one in daycare. So, instead of breastfeeding him umpteen times a day like I have the luxury of doing now, I'll be needing to pump and store his milk to be bottle fed to him while I...

In praise of the school nurse

When I was growing up, my best friend's mom was our elementary school nurse. Getting sick during school hours meant visiting Mrs. K. in her cozy little office where she would often turn the lights down and let you nap until you felt better. On a...

School nurses a thing of the past?

Remember the school nurse? I sure do. For most of middle school I was in her office at least twice a week, attempting to dream up a new excuse to get my ass sent home for the day. (The classes were fine; it was the other kidsin the classes who didn't...

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