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Leslie Hairston

Moms should have a place to nurse at airports

Moms should have a place to nurse at airports

It was hours before our flight was scheduled to depart from O'Hare, and my husband and daughters waited for me in the suitcase-filled taxi on our driveway. I'd spent days carefully packing our family for a vacation in Tampa: diapers, clothing for all possible weather, medicine, Band-Aids, snacks, toys — even earplugs for fellow passengers in case our youngest daughter, Maddie, who was 5 months old at the time, had a meltdown on the plane. But the one thing I hadn't planned for was how I was going to pump breast milk at the airport before our journey. A quick Internet search as our taxi pulled up yielded nothing about accommodations for nursing moms at...

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