The Obama administration recently pushed to support moms who breastfeed. First lady Michelle Obama even visited Atlanta as part of her “Let’s Move” campaign and cited how breastfed children have a reduced of childhood obesity. The IRS just approved tax credits for the purchase of breast pumps and other pumping supplies. President Obama wants employers to allow moms adequate time and space to pump on the job.
Why would a president get involved in such an intimate matter? It’s because so many people and employers don’t support breastfeeding. I think it’s the most natural thing in the world. Sadly, our Mommy Talk Show guests have had some hurdles when it comes to breastfeeding in public and pumping breast milk while they’re at work. Listen in on our conversation: