This Councilwoman Just Made History by Pumping Breast Milk During a 6-Hour Committee Meeting | 22 Words

This Councilwoman Just Made History by Pumping Breast Milk During a 6-Hour Committee Meeting

By Lucy Huber

Being a new mom with a job can be a challenge. Even if working moms have childcare while they work, they aren’t completely off the hook. Mothers of breastfeeding babies need to pump their breast milk every two to four hours, regardless of where they are or what they are doing, which can take up to 30 minutes.

For moms with jobs, this usually means taking long breaks during the workday and potentially missing out on work. But this month, D.C. Councilmember Brianne K. Nadeau found a good solution for this dilemma, and may have made history in the process.

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