Posts Tagged “letter writing campaign”

Baby steps

by Another Mother on May 20, 2011

The official government petition that was started after I was kicked out of a store for breastfeeding in public, is winding its way through various Quebec government offices. The latest: a parliamentary committee has recommended that the law be changed.

And on to the next one

by Another Mother on April 27, 2011

I received an email this week that just made me so angry. It was a letter from another mom who wrote that just last week the exact same thing happened to her. She says that she too was kicked out (…)

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Letter Writing Campaign

by Another Mother on January 6, 2011

Do you think…

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.