By: Kristy Kemp
Anytime breastfeeding discrimination makes it in the headlines I always seem to hear the same few arguments.
"It's not that hard to cover up. Had she just covered up everything would have been fine."
"Way to overreact. I mean did she really need to make such a big deal out of it? Now that business is going to get bad publicity. Not cool."
"Attention seeker just wanting her 15 minutes of fame."
Apparently people don't quite understand why breastfeeding moms feel so strongly about fighting back in such a public way. To be honest, most of the time they don't even set out to fight back publicly. For instance , they vent inside one of their local breastfeeding groups on Facebook, from there it gets shared on a public breastfeeding page like mine for instance, then boom it's now being shared all over the place with news reporters contacting me , wanting to get in touch with the mom in the story. I have encouraged quite a few breastfeeding moms to speak out because I feel it's a great opportunity for positive change and here is why...