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Angry Mum ‘Squirted Her Boob’ at Woman Who Asked Her to Move While Breastfeeding as it Distracted Her Husband

Angry Mum ‘Squirted Her Boob’ at Woman Who Asked Her to Move While Breastfeeding as it Distracted Her Husband

I was not one to take to breast feeding easily, but boy did I want to. I wanted that intimate connection and natural nurturing relationship with my little ones, but for reasons out of my control it didn’t happen for me. So for as long as I could I did, then I moved on to the bottle. In saying that though, I know how tricky it can be trying to breast feed your baby in public, hot and flustered willing your bub to latch on easily and fuss free meanwhile desperately attempting to conceal yourself. So when I read this mothers response to being asked to breast feed somewhere in private I was fist pumping her all the way !

As seen in the Daily Mail, a mother breastfeeding in public allegedly ‘squirted her boob’ at a woman who told her to move somewhere private. The incident is said to have happened in a park in Dartford, Kent this week and was later reported on a local Facebook forum.

The post reads: ‘To the lady in Dartford park who thought it was appropriate to breastfeed her baby whist my child and very easily distracted husband sat nearby. I don’t think it was necessary for you to react the way you did just because I asked you to go somewhere private, telling me to f*** off and squirting me with your boobs was incredibly uncalled for. I hope you are ashamed of yourself!’

Is this even a thing anymore? Aside from the fact that swearing, aiming and squirting your breastmilk at a clearly ignorant human being is possibly the best, most appropriate and utterly awesome response and stance you could ever take, I am absolutely blown away that there are still inconsiderate and nothing short of moronic people out there that find breastfeeding, the most natural necessity and bond between a mother and child, offensive!

For those not privy to the experience, breast feeding is by no means sexy! Horrendously engorged flesh and tightly stretched and marked skin, ridiculously enlarged and odd shaped nipples that are likely to be broken and bruised, never mind the screaming and whaling infant subsequently attached to it! So if your husband is so eagerly distracted by that super sexy scene, I think a lactating bosom may be the least of your worries!

Possibly the next time you and your toddler are confronted by a scenario that makes YOU uncomfortable, perhaps you might like to take the opportunity to teach your child that the female body is designed and equipped to produce, provide and nourish an infant. It is a profoundly remarkable work of nature, instead of attaching a negative, dirty and sexualised image toward women and breasts.

If anyone should be ashamed, madame, it should be you, for embarrassing, berating and intimidating another based on your opinion, bias and prejudice. Kindness and understanding goes a long way and what may be right or wrong to you does not mean it is the same for another. We are women and we are mothers, without the support of one another we diminish this already incredible journey as parents. To breast feeding mothers and mothers everywhere I applaud you, please continue to shine. I see you and you are amazing, we are all doing the best job we know how in this beautiful role of motherhood.



Laura Sheehan

Laura Sheehan is an early childhood teacher and Perth based mum of two to Brody aka 'The Hurricane' and Daisy aka 'Little Ray of Sunshine.' Laura hosts a small blog The Whole Mummy looking at all things Mummy, the good, the bad and the ugly with brutal truth and honesty. Laura works closely with the Meningitis Centre Australia, having nearly lost her Hurricane to Meningococcal B Meningitis, as well as the Stillbirth Foundation Australia due to the heartbreaking stillborn loss of her second son Beau. Laura, along with her former Wallaby husband and their family aim to promote awareness of these two tragedies, offering support and encouraging greater understanding of each. They are ambassadors for both the Men Centre and The Stillbirth Foundation You can follow and learn more about Laura's story on her blog thewholemummy.com and her social media (Instagram and facebook links).


One thought on “Angry Mum ‘Squirted Her Boob’ at Woman Who Asked Her to Move While Breastfeeding as it Distracted Her Husband

  1. AvatarHayley

    If that were me I would have told her to take her husband, who obviously has a bit of a lust issue, somewhere so his perving is not distracting me from my breastfeeding.

    I breastfed four children in public with no issues at all. In fact, I am very happy to report that I breastfed on demand, wherever, whenever and consequently, mine were the happy babies that everyone commented on how settled they were. I even breastfed a child whilst performing in a band in a carpark at a Christmas concert with no issues. The problem with people today is that in just over a decade and a half, people have become so unfair on breastfeeding mothers. Men are happy for women to wear the skimpiest of bikinis, to have their boobs 90% out in tops and dresses that have necklines almost to the navel, but God forbid a woman actually use her breasts for something practical like nurturing the life of her child. It is seriously crazy!

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