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How women around the world feel about breastfeeding in public

Breastfeeding in public has been legal all around Australia since 1984, but it’s only been legal in all 50 US states since July of 2018.

So how do women around the world feel about it?

Watch our video above to see some of the most interesting statistics from Lansinoh’s global breastfeeding survey.

In some countries, women are still being told to cover up while breastfeeding their babies in public

This recently happened to an unnamed woman, whose genius response has since gone viral on Facebook.

A man asked her to cover up, so she did. But not in the way he expected.

In the photo, shared to Facebook by Carol Lockwood with permission, the woman is shown with a covered face while her baby feeds.


Read more about this mum’s awesome response here.

Whether mums around the world choose to feed by breast or bottle, we support them.

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