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Health & wellness

A New Hampshire mother’s fight to breast-feed

Though laws allow mothers to pump milk while at work, actual breast-feeding is not protected

Fifteen extra minutes.

That’s what Kate Abra Frederick asked her employer for: a half-hour, rather than a 15-minute break, so she could zip over to the day-care center less than a two-minute drive from her office to breast-feed her new baby boy.

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