Breast-feeding becoming water cooler topic : "Breast-feeding becoming water cooler topic
Wednesday, October 29, 2003 - 12:00 AM
Samantha Critchell ASSOCIATED PRESS WRITER
"A decade ago, most business executives -- both male and female -- thought new mothers who chose to continue breast-feeding once they returned to work were doing 'a nice thing' -- as long as they didn't talk about it at the office, says Carol Ann Friedman, an international board-certified lactation consultant.
Times have changed.
Friedman now runs Mothers at Work breast-feeding programs at 24 large U.S. corporations, including Toyota Motor Sales Corp. and Prudential Financial, and she says the high-tech world has been particularly receptive to corporate lactation programs."