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Dear Tech Companies, Show Some Empathy

Posted by Emily Davis on 12/19/18

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Even today, becoming a parent draws back the curtain between life and death in a unique way. The joys and the sorrows are immense; and every parent can use as much help as they can get. It might be help with establishing breastfeeding, getting more and better paid time off but empathy is always in short supply.

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  • Scienceline investigates how women need more support from the medical system in order to successfully breastfeed.

  • The Washington Post has one woman’s open letter to the tech companies behind targeted ads - if you can figure out a pregnancy, you can show some respect for a stillbirth.
  • Women, who comprise a majority of medical students, claim that the medical system penalizes them for motherhood. Reported by U.S. News & World Report.

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