Tag Archives: breastpump

Booby Traps Series: Anthem gets an A, Humana gets an F. What grade did your insurer get in support for breastfeeding?

It’s been a year since the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare) began requiring insurers to cover “breastfeeding support, supplies, and counseling” with no co-pays. This was a very welcome development.  But in the absence of specific guidance on … Continue reading

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Last revised on 09/20/2013

Booby Traps Series: Lawmakers have expanded our rights to pump at work. Now the hard part.

This is the 68th post in a series on Booby Traps, made possible by the generous support of Motherlove Herbal Company. Pumping at work isn’t easy.  I remember how much time and commitment it took when I did it, nearly … Continue reading

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Last revised on 01/01/2013

Booby Traps Series: Yes, you can be fired for breastfeeding or pumping. But let’s get to know two important cases that may change that.

This is the 67th post in a series on Booby Traps, made possible by the generous support of Motherlove Herbal Company. In 2008, Texas mother Donnicia Venters was planning on returning to her job at Houston Funding after having a … Continue reading

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Last revised on 12/26/2012

A Babe’s Guide to Pumping

Whether pumping at work, pumping at home for the occasional night out, or pumping to protect milk production while managing breastfeeding challenges, many mothers these days use a breast pump at some point during their nursing relationship. Regardless of the … Continue reading

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Last revised on 11/30/2011