Jan 9, 2013|
Tommy talks to Laura Goodwin-Wright, a coordinator of La Leche League, about breastfeeding in public
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A pretty jaguar opinion poll is a woman breastfeeding her child in public offensive TU. And if you're walking through a mall and a woman is sitting on on a bench breastfeeding her child. Is that a sexual thing or not I don't think it is and it wouldn't offend me at all -- -- my my daughter with me you hear me talk about my daughter all the time and and is a natural thing I don't see what the bigger reaction is I would love to talk to yell about this at -- 601878. Toll free 866889087. -- joining us talk about it. Laura Goodwin -- ride the coordinator for a -- let G will Lecce league I guess and say in Iraq good morning ma'am how -- Florida did a center right alleged J. League. My late J. League now that we had at that straight tell me about your organization. -- nonprofit organization. -- over sixty years again. On the other -- learn about treat. In recognize. Breast feeding organizations. With -- certain other networks that include leaders and groups in countries all over the. So when you hear a story about this that happened. At the house -- store up north occasionally it happens that in this case security escorted her out because she was breastfeeding her child. What are your reactions. Am personally as a mom and and ends a as a member this organization. Personally not actually roll my eyes and think -- and unfortunately. There. Well informed and educated people everywhere. And -- England. In this situation in the woman at an event at the show more creative and she was showing feeding her. And that's another point because you know -- begin a discussion of the of the different portions of the breast here announcing it's absolutely necessary but. I don't. I can't think of anything more at least in my opinion non sexual. That a mother breastfeeding her child and as you mention if you look at. The way women's breasts or porch -- -- trade in in malls as you walk around in different pictures. It does seem kind of hypocritical kinda contradictory to have a security guard escorting the woman out. When she sits in front of these and these pictures of -- you go about changing attitudes and and I'll tell my own personal Soriano is that a a family dinner and no I don't know in 198283. When a family member. I proceeded to breast feed her child at the table and at that point it did seem kinda strange to me that she wouldn't go into a room and do this but now. -- it's when he thirteen and and yeah and times have changed in I would have a problem with that. At this point it seems as though. May be some of them. -- -- I don't know the word is prejudices some of the says some of the the to what's around fumble and for your Laura some of the a couple days ago some of the discomfort. He is on an -- or attempt bullied everyone a look at. And I would have a problem with that and on the war in Iraq strategist. I think it's tacky thing it's a natural function I think it maybe because I'm a parent maybe that's in having learned. Through different now prenatal classes the importance of breastfeeding is opposed to formula and and I understand their different things they can be done in terms of pumping today don't you uncomfortable -- knows this but. Sometimes it's not always available leaders so repeat -- take offense to -- would you tell. And -- in an opportunity to see it over. -- more. Comfortable you're going to be and fortunately one. The greater. New Orleans are feeding awareness Malaysia and hit. It it sure. Eating and writer probably got -- in the -- anymore. Complete fact that the first time you see something you think about what is. From UC OK. Maybe beating the war. It is not uniquely American opening a reaction. It. Did you really. You would you would think the French would be especially tolerant of this. I'll admit that. Their countries and -- -- think we split off. It's strange well any. He -- working. Allah and -- Doing what they do. We and comfortable. And the unfortunate part of the country where. We're trying out I'm using to market. -- We are awful and -- seen it do. Say that party and boats cars Beers and what was the other one eat pizza. But globally CM -- what they're meant to do we get extremely uncomfortable. And I I don't make of I can't think of any better wave -- ended than Nadler we appreciate your time. UT lower Goodwin to write the coordinator for low let --