Why do so many women get offended by mothers breast-feeding their babies in public?
- JackLv 74 years ago
I don't know...perhaps they are afraid that their husbands and sons won't behave themselves?
Mothers can discreetly breast feed. It's not a public event. It's feeding a baby. When a woman makes a show of it, then it is wrong. It's normal. But it's not a show. I've seen women breast feeding in public. I didn't have a clue until my wife did the same thing. It was sweet. It was discreet.
- LizBLv 74 years ago
I used to think it was gross when I was young and uneducated about the subject. Now that I'm older, I've watched friends have babies and have one of my own, I know better. These days it still makes me a tad uncomfortable to accidentally glance another woman's boob (I'm even weird about it in women's locker rooms at the gym despite being in my 30s), I understand that it's MY hangup and how I'VE been affected by social influences. Nursing moms don't need to change to accommodate me or anyone else. Babies get hungry where and when they get hungry and mothers can't control that, and it's so incredibly easy for the rest of us just to just *not look,*
- Suzy QLv 74 years ago
They don't. You are confusing a small vocal minority with 'so many' women.
As for why those few get offended: some people just get easily offended over non-issues.
- RestiveRedheadLv 64 years ago
Most don't, where I live it's just another day in the restaurant or the park or wherever. But then most people here don't even raise an eyebrow if they see a girl sunbathing topless on the beach either, regardless of the legalities.
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- 4 years ago
Because they feel that it's unnecessary to do it. Try to find somewhere else or start using a bottle.
- NeilLv 74 years ago
I haven't seen that.
- Anonymous4 years ago
because not everybody is supposed to see their bewbs :D
- WendyLv 64 years ago
Wishing it was them . or they think the woman has bigger one than her.
- 4 years ago
actually not so many