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Breastfeeding in public:

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Started by Wheetsin, Oct 17, 2008 1:09 AM
96 replies to this topic
96 replies to this topic

Poll: Breastfeeding in public: (select all that apply) (25 member(s) have cast votes)

Breastfeeding in public: (select all that apply)

  1. Should never be done, period. (6 votes [2.56%])

    Percentage of vote: 2.56%

  2. Is fine with modest measures such as a nursing cover or blanket drape to cover her body. (107 votes [45.73%])

    Percentage of vote: 45.73%

  3. Is fine when done out of the public eye, like in a restroom, but should not be done in busy areas. (22 votes [9.40%])

    Percentage of vote: 9.40%

  4. Is only ok in places that aren't very crowded/populated. (3 votes [1.28%])

    Percentage of vote: 1.28%

  5. Is only ok if small children aren't around. (1 votes [0.43%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.43%

  6. Is fine any time and anywhere, it's natural and babies need to eat. (95 votes [40.60%])

    Percentage of vote: 40.60%

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Posted June 25, 2012 - 10:57 AM

#97
I can only speak from my experience breast feeding two babies so take this for what it is worth:

I breastfed my babies at the mall, but I chose to use a blanket for my comfort and modesty, not to make others comfortable. I did the same at home when we had visitors.

I don't care if anyone breast feeds in public. I don't look at it. Much the same as I don't give a hoot if you are sipping a soda, I don't care if your kid is having a snack.


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