Thanks for your
Mothers are regularly attacked by society for public or extended
breastfeeding. They are even threatened with social services or accused
of child molestation. This is obviously unacceptable. #normalizebreastfeeding
Real men support breastfeeding.
Breastfeeding Attacked Examples
- In 1973, actress Barbara Hershey was ostracised for breastfeeding her eight-month son on The Dick Cavett Show, and for feeding him beyond two years old (despite this being nature's way).
- Shocking Time cover shows mother, 26, breastfeeding son, almost four (Daily Mail, 2012) [Jamie
must stop those crazed half naked psychopaths from feeding their
children in front of other people! (Matt Walsh, 2013).
protest in support of breastfeeding 'tramp' (BBC, 2014).
breastfeeding row: Protest by mothers (BBC, 2014).
ring girl calls out the 'hypocritical' double standard breastfeeding
mothers face (USA Today, 2016).
mother told to use public toilet (BBC, 2016).
told mum 'stop breastfeeding' (BBC, 2016).
- Breastfeeding mum
verbally abused in Nando's restaurant (BBC, 2016).
- Tamara Ecclestone breastfeeding pictures: Why were they controversial? (BBC, 2017).
- Your stories: Breastfeeding toddlers (BBC, 2017) [Women who breastfeed their toddlers say they are either branded "hippy earth mothers" or seen as "weird and disgusting"].
daughter sparks breastfeeding debate with photo
(BBC, 2017) [Kyrgyzstan;
and Albert Museum apologises after breastfeeding mum told to 'cover up' (BBC, 2017).
Teigen breastfeeding 'twins' courts controversy (BBC, 2018).
mum of four-year-old dismisses online critics (BBC, 2019).
you for your support!
Culture of Touch