Breastfeeding Discrimination: Two-Generational Harm | WYPR

Breastfeeding Discrimination: Two-Generational Harm

May 17, 2019

Credit USDA/WIC

Workplace breastfeeding discrimination lawsuits are up 800% over the past decade. Without having access to appropriate accommodations for breastfeeding, mothers are at risk of developing painful infections and may become unable to produce enough milk to sustain a baby’s nutritional needs. Maryland does not currently have specific lactation laws in place so knowing how to accommodate nursing moms is necessary to keep them on the job. Listen now to learn more.