Posts Tagged “breastfeeding”

A Petition for a New Law

by Another Mother on January 25, 2011

Canadians already have the legal right to breastfeed in public. The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms gives all women in Canada this right. However, not many people are aware of this. An official government petition has been set up (…)

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Media Coverage

by Another Mother on January 19, 2011

On January 5th I was asked to stop breastfeeding in a Montreal clothing store. Here’s a list of media coverage, so far. An especially big thank you to all the bloggers who took the time to write about the incident, (…)

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Allaite-In (That’s a nurse-in folks!)

by Another Mother on January 6, 2011

Seems I’ve just been invited to a nurse-in. Wednesday, January 19 · 1:00pm – 1:30pm Orchestra – Montréal Complexe Les Ailes 677, rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest Montreal, QC H3B 1B9 View a map There is a facebook event here, if you (…)

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Letter Writing Campaign

by Another Mother on January 6, 2011

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A tired hungry baby

by Another Mother on January 6, 2011

Yesterday I was asked to stop breastfeeding my baby.  And I’m pissed.

I was shopping at Orchestra, a kids’ clothing store at Complexe Les Ailes in downtown Montreal. They have a small semi-secluded seating area for kids with movies playing. My older kids were sitting in their stroller watching the movie when my youngest got hungry. So I fed her. She’s 5 months old and she eats breastmilk. From my actual breast. Shocking, I know!

I wasn’t even the only mother breastfeeding. I was being discrete, as if it matters, which it doesn’t (but that’s for another blog post). And I hadn’t finished shopping.

And that’s when the store clerk showed up and asked us both to stop.