Singapore Airlines apologizes after forcing woman to dump 1.5 litres of breast milk


Singapore Airlines apologizes after forcing woman to dump 1.5 litres of breast milk
  1. Singapore Airlines apologizes after forcing woman to dump 1.5 litres of breast milk
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    The new mom was incorrectly told that she couldn't bring her breast milk on board because she didn't have her baby with…
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A California woman traveling home after her first work trip since returning from maternity leave was wrongly forced to dump 50 ounces (around 1.48 liters) of breast milk before she was allowed to board her Singapore Airlines flight, CBS reported.

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Biotech executive Leigh Hunnicutt said she was told by flight attendants that she wouldn’t be able to bring the breast milk on board because she didn’t have her baby with her.

READ MORE: Nursing mom on jury duty says she was forced to pump breast milk next to urinal

But Hunnicutt told CBS that the TSA website points out the following:

“Formula, breast milk, juice in quantities greater than 3.4 ounces or 100 milliliters are allowed in carry-on baggage and do not need to fit within a quart-sized bag. You do not need to travel with your child to bring breast milk.”

The new mom said she promptly filed a complaint with the airline, and got an “apologetic, sympathetic and understanding” response. Singapore Airlines issued a statement saying, “SIA policy does not prohibit the carriage of breast milk on our …

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