When it comes to breastfeeding in public, we often hear horror stories of harassment and ridicule. Personally, I’ve only had ONE sour experience out of like, the gazillion times MaiTai has wanted to nurse outside the home.
Among those gazillion, I’ve also had at least a dozen enduringly positive stories, including those that featured a high five, compliments (“Now that’s a good mama!”), thumbs-up, perfect strangers striking friendly conversations, and more. I’ll tell you about those in another post — but first let’s expose the rotten apple in the bushel.
So, here’s the time some guy wanted to get “the last word” about my breastfeeding in a public area. (Spoiler alert: He didn’t get it!).