Breastfeeding Should Be Allowed In Public

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By now, everyone has seen Kim Kardashian 's fabulous very nude body confident instagram picture. Could we expect anything more from her, given how she rose to fame. Now Imagine instead of flaunting what she has, she posted a photo of her breastfeeding. The immediate response would be an uproar against the photo, possibly the photo would be reported for inappropriate content.
Breastfeeding in public tends to be controversial. However, if a bottle-fed baby can have her dinner in public, so why shouldn’t a breastfed baby have the same rights? Social media has put a beaming spotlight on the issue of breastfeeding, uncovering that we as a society do not accept this natural occurrence in public. As we all know, women have breast. I do and Mrs Kardashian …show more content…

Breastfeeding in public is not illegal and is not indecent exposure – anywhere! However, Mothers are immediately shamed into retreating to a nearby bathroom or to simply stop in order to make another feel comfortable with her actions. Around the world, the revolution of awareness for breast feeding mothers in public has already started. North Europe has made legislative attempts to begin the legality of breastfeeding in public along with the right to feed their child or pump milk at the workplace. Even some countries in the Western hemisphere use advertising to promote breastfeeding in public. However, some African and Asian countries discourage, or even criminalize public nursing. Specifically in India, the government declared that the act of breastfeeding is a sexual act and public displays of the action have serious consequences. In our society, we accept naked women in our media, like Mrs. Kardashian but can’t support our new mothers. For society to acknowledge that we turn a blind eye to our sexualized media and condemn our mothers, it would be the start of a greater revolution in favor for us

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