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On a positive note, I once got cheered by a whole carload of women while I was walking and nursing my baby in the Ergo.  Loved that!


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I'm not really sure if this would be considered funny, it isn't really, to me. An acquaintance of mine (male) said to me as I was nursing and eating at the same time, " Hmph, that's so weird..."

When I asked what was so weird, he replied, "Breastfeeding while you eat." When I asked him what was so weird about it he said he didn't know exactly but that it was "in the same ballpark as pooping and eating".  

 

Yeah. We had words.

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Ugh, how obnoxious. I wish people would get that breastfeeding should be compared to eating food, not to eliminating it. To that end, when my daughter was younger, I made a specific point of feeding her in public spaces and going elsewhere to change her. Now she gets too distracted to nurse in front of people, though.

 

I used to be amused by drinking from a water bottle while breastfeeding... drinks all around!

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