Employers must comply with these laws and accommodate pregnant women in the workplace by providing necessary adjustments.
The Family Medical Leave Act provides eligible employees up to 12 weeks of unpaid job-protected leave for medical reasons.
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And the pressure to breastfeed is a likely reason we see so few women in positions of power in the workplace.
She writes, In Betty Friedan’s day, feminists felt shackled to domesticity by the unreasonably high bar for housework, the endless dusting and shopping and pushing the Hoover around–a vacuum cleaner being the obligatory prop for the “happy housewife heroine,” as Friedan sardonically called her.
When I looked at the picture on the cover of Sears’s –a lady lying down, gently smiling at her baby and still in her robe, although the sun is well up–the scales fell from my eyes: it was not the vacuum that was keeping me and my 21st century sisters down, but another sucking sound. She fallaciously identifies breastfeeding as a cause of gender inequality, rather than a symptom of much deeper inequalities and prejudices.
It is true that woman face a seemingly impossible task if they choose to both work and nurse, but this is not a problem with nursing itself, but the lack of supportive structures that allow women to do both.
If a male coworker steals your idea in a meeting, thank him for it.
The act allows a pregnant woman to to take leave to give birth and to care for her infant without the fear of being fired or losing benefits.
The Fair Labor Standards Act sets employment standards regarding wages, pay, overtime and record-keeping requirements.
Breastfeeding is marginally advantageous in terms of immunity, development, and IQ, but as Rosin points out, this might be because of the contact between mother and child and not anything in the breast milk.
Women with jobs that make pumping regularly almost impossible (bus drivers, cleaning ladies) should not at all feel guilty for putting their child at a disadvantage if they choose to switch to formula. Breastfeeding is a remarkable privilege but women must be respected in the decision to do otherwise.