• I used to cover up when breastfeeding. Now I flaunt it

    11 monthes ago - By Today's Parent

    The author, breastfeeding at a portrait studio.
    “You're very discreet,” said my pregnant friend, admiringly, as we sat near our kids at a toddler play session. “I'm still not sure how I'm going to feel about breastfeeding in public .”
    I allowed myself a flicker of pride. By that point, I'd been breastfeeding my first child for a year and my friend wasn't the first person to comment on how I was approaching it.
    I was shamed for breastfeeding in public I'd long perfected the “ discreet feed “-deftly attaching baby to boob with one hand and minimal exposure. It had meant a certain amount of...
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