What do Mormons think about breast feeding in public?
I just read an interesting article about “Lactivism” – women working to protect their rights to nurse their babies in public. These mothers demonstrate that breast feeding is natural, beneficial for babies, and should be socially acceptable.
I have never seen any mothers breast feeding their children in Sacrament Meeting. I have heard multiple comments about how our Ward’s “Mother’s Room” has ugly, uncomfortable furniture, and very poor odor control from diaper changes between meetings.
Should women feel free to nurse their babies during Sacrament Meeting or Sunday School? What do you guys think?
Here’s the article I read: