Medical group needed convincing to let mom pump breast milk

November 25, 2014 3:18 PM

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(Reuters Health) - Dr. Megan McInerney, a physician at Indiana University, did not anticipate a conflict this summer when she asked to be allowed to pump breast milk for her infant son during a ten-hour licensing examination.

But the third year pulmonary and critical care fellow was shocked by the response from the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM), a certification body for internists and internal sub-specialists, to which she had paid a $2,200 exam fee.

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