Ever been arrested for bottlefeeding your baby?
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|Fri, 12-16-2011 - 5:31pm|
Women who use formula feel they are often discriminated by the small minority of women who breastfeed. This may range from looks, comments or even one woman who was asked to leave a breastfeeding cafe.
But has anyone ever been arrested and charged with a criminal offence for bottlefeeding their baby?
A woman in DC was accused of indecent exposure after she was “caught” breastfeeding her baby in public. Simone dos Santos was feeding her baby in a government building when an officer asked her to stop, claiming that what she was doing with her baby was “indecent.”
“I was shocked, upset and angry that by providing food for my son I was being treated like a criminal,” Ms dos Santos said.