I had a huge concern when planning for our family trip. How would I possibly be able to haul around my four-month-old breastfeeding baby to four Disney parks? I was very happy to read that each park had a baby area where there was a designated room for nursing mothers.
I quickly figured out that one designated area for breastfeeding in an entire park was NOT enough. Does anyone realize how hard it is to drag your very hungry baby clear across a crowded amusement park, sweat dripping down your back quicker than you can say Mickey Mouse?!
I had to get creative....more
There’s an argument for supporting public breastfeeding (that is, for not pushing nursing mothers to cover up while they’re nursing in parks, restaurants, offices, etc…) that claims, essentially, that breastfeeding is a natural act and that is why it should be permitted or even encouraged.
There’s a lot riding on that word, “natural”, and it’s a bit of a mischaracterization of the argument to reduce it to a single word and its implication....more