Some Careers Discriminate Against Breastfeeding Women

If your goal is law practice, The Stir points out that you may face harsh discrimination if you happen to...
If your goal is law practice, The Stir points out that you may face harsh discrimination if you happen to be breastfeeding and you're ready to take advanced university exams. . According to this insightful post, notes that women ready to take the four hour long Law School Admission Test (LSAT) or the nine-hour National Board of Medical Examiners test, may not be allowed adequate breaks in order to breastfeed an infant. This particular piece looks at women who have asked for more break time in such situations and faced problems with testing boards saying, "Nope." That's insane of course, because while breastfeeding is in no way a medical condition or illness, not breastfeeding can lead to discomfort, leaking breasts, physical pain and mastitis. Plus, good luck concentrating on that test as your breasts ache and leak. Yikes right? Yet again something that shows how lame it is to be a mother in the United States. Discrimination against breastfeeding moms is nothing new, but this angle takes the problem to a whole new level. By the way, remember - bottle feeding mamas get slack too - we need to stop all mama discrimination. Learn more:

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