Breast-pumps, corporate jets and US policy on family leave

America is one of the best countries for women at work — until they have a baby.

Anke Huiskes holds for display the Smart Breast Pump from Willow, two individual motorized cups for mothers to slip into their nursing bras and go about daily tasks instead of having to sit and wait, at the 2017 Consumer Electronic Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada on January 8, 2017 — FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images

By Gillian Tett

When I first moved to America more than a decade ago, I was fascinated by a piece of marketing I saw for a breast-pump. This picture depicted a woman in an executive suit hopping on to a…