They're important enough to get our undivided attention, so here's news from the breastfeeding front: Lactation rooms, company-supplied breast pumps, "sorry about the background noise" comments during conference calls, it's all good news for working moms who want to breastfeed! Oh, unless you're poor. In which case, one more trip to the customer bathroom, and your ass is fired. Feed that brat formula, and get back to work, you hippy. [nyt]
Oh, yeah, and don't even think about smuggling that pumped breast milk onto a plane. Why are you even flying without your kid in the first place, you terrorist-sympathizing feminist? [nyt]
Or why don't you just pump at check-in, pack your milk and pump in a cooler with little gel packs that you've pre-frozen, check it along with your pump, and just make sure you get it all into the hotel freezer before it goes bad? Then repeat the process on the way home, I really don't see what the problem is here, ladies. [washpost]
You know what? Screw the plane, why not just drive? With the optional cigarette lighter adapter, your The Medela Pump In Style gives new meaning to the phrase, "fill'er up!" And plus, it's "virtually hands-free" once you get it going. And what's more, Law Enforcement has been known to look very favorably on PWD.