1:00 pm December 20, 2010, by Theresa Walsh Giarrusso
Babble.com reports that since 2006 Congress has added six lactation suites for members of Congress, aids and journalists to use.
“The one highlighted by The Seattle Times “the boob cube,” is a 12-by-10 room in the basement with frosted glass doors, equipped with an electronic combination lock, two hospital grade pumps, a mini-refridgerator, hand sanitizer and sterile wipes, comfy chairs, multiline phones, a TV (normally with C-SPAN), and power outlets for laptops.”
“The first lactation suite was put in place in 2006, but Nancy Pelosi has been a driving force in adding more and making them more mom-baby friendly to support the demands of both motherhood and career.”
Does your office offer a dedicated space for you to pump? Do they offer you time to pump? Do you think offices offer more amenities when women are in charge?
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