Athene Numphe (athene) wrote,
Athene Numphe
athene

  • Location:
  • Mood:

Hollister Nurse-In

The other week a mother in Houston was harassed when breastfeeding her child while shopping at Hollister. A ton of moms got together and staged nurse-ins all around the country. Some moms at a mall in Delaware were harassed by mall security at the nurse-in!

I took my Little Prince to a local one. There were only three of us moms there, but that’s okay. We just sat around in the chairs at the entrance to the store and breastfed our children. Man, the music they play there is LOUD. The only thing that happened was that a store manager came out and told us we couldn’t take pictures (after I took one of another mom – it’s picture #12 here) due to it being their storefront or something. Whatever.

We were there for about half an hour, but it’s nice to know that we were part of something bigger.

Maybe by the time my son is an adult we’ll all get over this crazy hang-up our society has about breastfeeding and see it as a normal thing. Until then I’ll continue to do my part to help normalize breastfeeding wherever I can and to give thumbs-ups to moms I see nursing in public (which I’ve done at the outlet mall and at the Houston airport).

Originally published at my baby blog. Please leave any comments there.

Tags: lactivism, little prince
Subscribe

  • New Blog

    For everyone following this blog, I finally did something with the main page of my website. It's now a blog for our whole family (why yes,…

  • Nothing like I expected - a birth story

    For those who don't follow me on other social media, Benjamin Ansel was born on Saturday, October 10 at 3:24pm. Here is my birth story:…

  • Well, that was unexpected

    As we were leaving (late) for daycare/work this morning, I was thinking to myself what a lovely sunny morning it was out. I almost tried to fish my…

Comments for this post were disabled by the author