I got an email about this petition that I'd like to share with my readers.
Believe it or not, the folks at the IRS think that acne cream has more health benefits than breastfeeding.
According to a recent article in the New York Times, the Internal Revenue Service has determined that breastfeeding "does not have enough health benefits to qualify as a form of medical care." Therefore, women cannot count expenses for breastfeeding supplies in their tax-sheltered healthcare spending accounts. Acne cream and denture adhesives, however, do qualify for tax breaks.
MomsRising petition reminding the IRS to leave medicine to the experts! http://action.momsrising.org/sign/Breastpumps/?referring_akid=2434.1524026.lt2swz&source=taf