Friday, February 19, 2010

Right to breastfeed - Local News - News - General - Bunbury Mail


Western Australia doesn't have a law that protects women's right to breastfeed and babies right to be fed breastmilk!  That's about  to be changed by a young woman who knows what is right.

Jess and her son Oscar

A LOCAL mother is taking on the State Government after she was humiliated for breastfeeding in public recently.
Jess Beven was out to lunch with friends and family when she discreetly began breastfeeding her nine-month-old son Oscar.
Using a blanket to cover herself she was dismayed when a man approached her and told her to move elsewhere "to do that".
"He made me feel humiliated," Mrs Beven said.
"I couldn’t believe he said that."

Read the rest of the story here:    Right to Breastfeed

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