Maternity Care Coalition
Mayor Nutter has signed a bill that requires all Philadelphia employers to give workers who are nursing mothers the space and time to pump milk while on the job.
August is National Breastfeeding Awareness Month, and area hospitals are kicking it off with a new initiative.
“It’s unacceptable in this day and age that women are dying from pregnancy and childbirth in the US,” says Dr. Priya Agrawal (center), executive director of Merck for Mothers.
US Senator Bob Casey (D-Pa.) is previewing legislation that he says would improve laws protecting pregnant women in the workplace from discrimination.