LSAT to Nursing Moms: Need Time to Pump? Tough Titties!

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LSAT to Nursing Moms: Need Time to Pump? Tough Titties!

Postby LSAT Blog » Tue Oct 04, 2011 12:42 am

The ACLU calls out LSAC for denying nursing moms extra time to pump breastmilk on Test Day:

http://www.aclu.org/blog/reproductive-f ... gh-titties

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Postby nygrrrl » Tue Oct 04, 2011 12:46 am

LSAT Blog wrote:The ACLU calls out LSAC for denying nursing moms extra time to pump breastmilk on Test Day:

http://www.aclu.org/blog/reproductive-f ... gh-titties

That's great. "Hey LSAC, no problem! I'll have my partner bring the baby to the exam and I'll just feed her/him while I work on Section 3."
Absolutely insane.

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Re: LSAT to Nursing Moms: Need Time to Pump? Tough Titties!

Postby BackToTheOldHouse » Tue Oct 04, 2011 1:05 am

I am completely in favor of breast milk production & consumption. LSAC, you suck!

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Re: LSAT to Nursing Moms: Need Time to Pump? Tough Titties!

Postby msuz » Tue Oct 04, 2011 9:25 am

Is this the wrong thread to ask if ACLU volunteer experience looks good on a resume?

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Re: LSAT to Nursing Moms: Need Time to Pump? Tough Titties!

Postby chem » Tue Oct 04, 2011 9:52 am

msuz wrote:Is this the wrong thread to ask if ACLU volunteer experience looks good on a resume?


Yes

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Re: LSAT to Nursing Moms: Need Time to Pump? Tough Titties!

Postby db616 » Tue Oct 04, 2011 10:09 am

I might be ignorant on the time frame of breast pumping, but couldn't mothers pump in the morning before the test begins?

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Re: LSAT to Nursing Moms: Need Time to Pump? Tough Titties!

Postby nygrrrl » Tue Oct 04, 2011 10:43 am

db616 wrote:I might be ignorant on the time frame of breast pumping, but couldn't mothers pump in the morning before the test begins?

No - you have to do it the same times that the kid eats - about every 3-4 hours with babies.

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Re: LSAT to Nursing Moms: Need Time to Pump? Tough Titties!

Postby BeenDidThat » Tue Oct 04, 2011 10:50 am

"Uhh, your Honor?"

"Yes?"

"May we have a brief recess, so I can breast feed my child?"

"No."

"Are you sure? I'll bring suit for discrimination."

"I know what I said, goddamnit. Pipe down, counsel."

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Re: LSAT to Nursing Moms: Need Time to Pump? Tough Titties!

Postby kahechsof » Tue Oct 04, 2011 10:59 am

I'm guessing you can't bring your baby in the ziplock bag.

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Re: LSAT to Nursing Moms: Need Time to Pump? Tough Titties!

Postby lrslayer » Tue Oct 04, 2011 11:07 am

i nursed my son and it only takes five to ten minutes to empty your udders via pumping. with that said, it causes extreme physical discomfort if you don't. i really think it can be done within the break time though if she was allowed to bring her pump. hell, you can even do it while eating a power bar!

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Re: LSAT to Nursing Moms: Need Time to Pump? Tough Titties!

Postby Eichörnchen » Tue Oct 04, 2011 11:19 am

If your break is ten to fifteen minutes I don't see how it's reasonable to pump and still get to go pee or grab a snack. It's putting them at a disadvantage for being a nursing mom which is ridiculous. A nursing mom I know says it takes her at least fifteen minutes to pump and that it really hurts if she doesn't do it. I wouldn't mind if a woman was given an extra few minutes to finish pumping. I doubt that she will be able to brush up on LR in that process. :roll:

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Re: LSAT to Nursing Moms: Need Time to Pump? Tough Titties!

Postby JamMasterJ » Tue Oct 04, 2011 11:22 am

chem wrote:
msuz wrote:Is this the wrong thread to ask if ACLU volunteer experience looks good on a resume?


Yes

clearly not gunner enough

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Re: LSAT to Nursing Moms: Need Time to Pump? Tough Titties!

Postby rinkrat19 » Tue Oct 04, 2011 11:28 am

Is there any argument to be made that you don't need to take the test *now*? It's not like the SATs (or even the bar exam) that's slotted into a much more inflexible date range. We advise people all the time to wait a cycle if their job/school/family situation won't allow for proper studying or they won't be able to get to a testing center or whatever. Is it so much more unreasonable to expect a new mother to wait a few/six/12 months until she's not nursing? She would know at the time she registered for the test if she'd have a new baby by the testing date and about how old it will be, so it's not like having a nursing baby is an unexpected obstacle like suddenly breaking your wrist.

That said, I think that 15 extra minutes during the break and permission to bring a pump to the testing facility wouldn't be unreasonable. I assume they're not asking for extra time on the test itself, because that would be BS.

ETA: also assuming they're just asking permission to empty themselves for comfort/health reasons, not to bring the baby and nurse it. It can damn well have a babysitter and a bottle for one day.
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Re: LSAT to Nursing Moms: Need Time to Pump? Tough Titties!

Postby tmon » Tue Oct 04, 2011 11:30 am

kahechsof wrote:I'm guessing you can't bring your baby in the ziplock bag.

winner. :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: LSAT to Nursing Moms: Need Time to Pump? Tough Titties!

Postby Jack Smirks » Tue Oct 04, 2011 11:34 am

Ok I'm not a parent or anything but I'm pretty sure you don't have to feed your kid every single fucking day.

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Re: LSAT to Nursing Moms: Need Time to Pump? Tough Titties!

Postby tmon » Tue Oct 04, 2011 11:37 am

You can just leave a big bowl of food out like you do for cats, right?

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Re: LSAT to Nursing Moms: Need Time to Pump? Tough Titties!

Postby LSAT Blog » Tue Oct 04, 2011 3:06 pm

kahechsof wrote:I'm guessing you can't bring your baby in the ziplock bag.


I loled.

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Re: LSAT to Nursing Moms: Need Time to Pump? Tough Titties!

Postby glucose101 » Tue Oct 04, 2011 3:11 pm

Although not a parent, I agree, why can't you just wait until there's a better time? It's always about the "now," but sometimes--parent or not--it isn't a reality.

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Re: LSAT to Nursing Moms: Need Time to Pump? Tough Titties!

Postby Eichörnchen » Tue Oct 04, 2011 3:12 pm

tmon wrote:You can just leave a big bowl of food out like you do for cats, right?

:lol:

But I think the ladies just want to have enough time at break to relieve the pressure, not even to feed the kid.




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