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Sen. Tammy Duckworth was once told to pump breast milk in an airport toilet stall. Now she has unlocked funding to put lactation rooms in all of America’s airports.

Over the past few years, you may have noticed more breastfeeding rooms and “pods” in major airports. That’s because of an under-the-radar 2018 law which allowed medium and large airports to use federal funds to build or add the facilities. Now, a new law sponsored by Senator Tammy Duckworth will […]
Sen. Tammy Duckworth was once told to pump breast milk in an airport toilet stall. Now she has unlocked funding to put lactation rooms in all of America’s airports.
Lifestyle

What does iodine do for the body and why it is crucial for new mothers

Iodine is crucial to the creation of thyroid hormones, which regulate metabolism and cell function. Though not getting enough iodine can lead to weight gain and hypothyroidism, many people who eat a traditional American diet get sufficient iodine from sources like iodized salt. However, pregnant women and young children need […]
What does iodine do for the body and why it is crucial for new mothers
Lifestyle

What is shoulder dystocia and what factors can increase your risk

Shoulder dystocia is a rare birth complication that happens when the baby’s head is delivered, but one of the baby’s shoulders becomes stuck behind the mother’s pubic bone. Mothers who are obese, have gestational diabetes, or are carrying a larger-than-average baby are more at risk for shoulder dystocia. Risk factors […]
What is shoulder dystocia and what factors can increase your risk
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Sen. Tammy Duckworth was once told to pump breast milk in an airport toilet stall. Now she has unlocked funding to put lactation rooms in all of America’s airports.

Over the past few years, you may have noticed more breastfeeding rooms and “pods” in major airports. That’s because of an under-the-radar 2018 law which allowed medium and large airports to use federal funds to build or add the facilities. Now, a new law sponsored by Senator Tammy Duckworth will […]
Sen. Tammy Duckworth was once told to pump breast milk in an airport toilet stall. Now she has unlocked funding to put lactation rooms in all of America’s airports.
Lifestyle

What does iodine do for the body and why it is crucial for new mothers

Iodine is crucial to the creation of thyroid hormones, which regulate metabolism and cell function. Though not getting enough iodine can lead to weight gain and hypothyroidism, many people who eat a traditional American diet get sufficient iodine from sources like iodized salt. However, pregnant women and young children need […]
What does iodine do for the body and why it is crucial for new mothers
Lifestyle

What is shoulder dystocia and what factors can increase your risk

Shoulder dystocia is a rare birth complication that happens when the baby’s head is delivered, but one of the baby’s shoulders becomes stuck behind the mother’s pubic bone. Mothers who are obese, have gestational diabetes, or are carrying a larger-than-average baby are more at risk for shoulder dystocia. Risk factors […]
What is shoulder dystocia and what factors can increase your risk