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Dr. Bailey Lammers (right) and vet tech Sadie Kalin in a photo from 2019. That year Lammers opened Gavins Point Veterinary Services PC in Crofton, Nebraska, and had her first child. “It’s a lot more challenging, I think, for the mom, especially with newborns and everything to be away and have to go on calls in the middle of the night to, you know, pull a calf or those kinds of things," she said.
Christina Stella
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Nebraska Public Media
Despite the fact that more women are going into veterinary medicine than ever before, some female practitioners in rural areas still face discrimination and pay gaps — problems experts say the industry will need to overcome to fill a shortage of animal care in those communities.
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