I finally nursed in public! - Mothering Forums

Thread Tools
#1 of 6 Old 03-08-2009, 12:07 AM - Thread Starter
namistenicole's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 588
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I nursed DD today in a crowded restaurant and it made me feel like a superwoman!

So far I've only nursed in my car when we're out and about, and once in a dark corner of a museum but it was totally empty. But today DS, DD and I went out to lunch. As soon as my food came DD woke up of course, and I could tell she was hungry. My first response was oh no, where can I nurse? But I knew I'd have to pack everyone up, and I knew the longer I waited the more upset she'd get. So a voice in me said "Do it! Do it! Do it!". So I did! Ok, I was in the corner and had a Moby wrap on so no one could see anything, but still it was a crowded restaurant (strangers less than 4 feet away) and I nursed her right there! Yay! I felt so proud, it made my day.

NICOLE | Natural livin', co-sleepin', mostly vegan, work at home mama to N (7) and L (2)
namistenicole is offline  
Sponsored Links
#2 of 6 Old 03-08-2009, 01:07 AM
Haydens mama's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Ontario
Posts: 3
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Yea!!!! I found that the first few times nursing in public was the hardest. It just keeps getting easier.
Haydens mama is offline  
#3 of 6 Old 03-08-2009, 07:08 AM
Starfish11's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Baltimore, MD
Posts: 2,564
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Yay! ::

Walking in the light with DH, DD (11/08), DS (4/10) , four dogs, and one insouciant cat.
Starfish11 is offline  
#4 of 6 Old 03-08-2009, 10:01 AM
terrainthailand's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: The Pacific Northwest
Posts: 409
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Congrats! My first time was also in the Moby!! I did it in a coffee shop with some other moms from the neighborhood... it was a good environment for my first time

New mommy 12/12/08.  Living and working in the Pacific Northwest. 
Currently growing number two!
terrainthailand is offline  
#5 of 6 Old 03-08-2009, 01:47 PM
avivaelona's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Happy Vally MA
Posts: 3,214
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Yay! YOu know its funny I nursed J. everywhere, and thought of myself as a NIP pro, but D. nurses differently and I find myself struggling a bit to NIP without completely disrobing, who knew it would be a learning curve even with the second
avivaelona is offline  
#6 of 6 Old 03-08-2009, 11:57 PM
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: NC
Posts: 2,422
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Congrats!! Each time will get easier and easier.

I nursed DS on the beach this weekend. We took a family trip to the ocean for the first time, and I got to sit on the sand by the water nursing him while watching DS1 get his feet wet in the ocean for the very first time. It was so awesome.

I was wearing the Moby, but haven't figured out nursing in it yet. I need to do that!
Biscuits & Gravy is offline  

User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Online Users: 13,924

28 members and 13,896 guests
artume______ , blessedwithboys , bugmenot , cfaokunla , ChristinaLucia , Deborah , esg , gizzypeach , hillymum , jamesmorrow , JElaineB , Katherine73 , kathymuggle , lhargrave89 , littleliddy , Mirzam , moominmamma , NaturallyKait , redsally , RollerCoasterMama , sarrahlnorris , shantimama , Springshowers , sren , thefragile7393 , zebra15
Most users ever online was 449,755, 06-25-2014 at 12:21 PM.