I was so disappointed when it came to my attention that the girls on the show, "The Real" were bashing breastfeeding. I won't even categorize it. They were bashing breastfeeding. Those who choose to breastfeed past the age that society deems to be "normal" are still breastfeeding and still breastfeeding mothers. I was shocked, absolutely shocked to hear Tamera bash it as well. I was a huge fan of her. She and her sister Tia came up with a drink to help increase milk supply so I was hoping that she would be the one voice in the mix to stand up for ALL breastfeeding mothers. The WHO recommends breastfeeding until age two OR BEYOND.
They also all agreed that mothers should cover up when they are in public and one of them even acted shocked to learn that many choose to breastfeed uncovered. It's clips like the one above that drives my need to give unconditional support to breastfeeding mothers grow stronger and stronger. Moms do not need this. A mom breastfeeding her baby does not hurt anyone around her so people need to get over their discomfort about breastfeeding because the amount of breastfeeding supporters is a strong force and will always come back stronger than ever! Mamas don't let people like that bring you down or make you feel like you are doing something wrong. You should feel proud, not ashamed.
Feel free to tell the girls over at The Real exactly how you feel about their opinion of breastfeeding.