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Breastfeeding in Public Spaces Features

Diane Wiessinger, MS, IBCLC Photo: Karsyn Shalae Photography   What’s changed for mothers breastfeeding in public spaces during the past generation? Thirty-five years ago, when my first baby was about six weeks old, I was sitting in a doctor’s waiting room. There was one other person in the room—an old man, who sat facing me—and my baby was getting hungry! I had never nursed outside my...

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Nursing in Public Mom to Mom

Mothers’ Letters Photo: Orit Gilad   Mother’s Situation Nursing in public I’m expecting my second baby in a few months and really want to breastfeed this time around. One of the reasons I was reluctant to persevere last time was my fear of breastfeeding in front of other people. None of the mothers in my close family—my mom, sisters, aunts or cousins—have breastfed their babies...

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