Mom told to pump in airport’s pet relief room

By News Staff

news@abc6.com

A Massachusetts mom is upset after airport officials told her to use her breast pump in a pet relief room.

Liz Cooper of Newton was headed to Pennsylvania when she had a layover in Washington, D.C.

It was her first time flying without her 4-month-old, and she needed to use her breast pump.

Cooper asked for a private place to pump, and was shocked when an airline employee showed her the pet relief room.

Inside, Cooper said there was no door, only a red fire hydrant for the dogs.

The airline now says it plans to apologize to Cooper. 

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