Where have you fed in public this week?

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DellaWellaWoman
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Post by DellaWellaWoman » Mon Jan 03, 2011 6:11 pm

Standing next to the beach shower, with DD2 wrapped in a towel and me dripping wet (and a bit sandy) after a swim - I think the 3 18-20yo guys there got an education :-D
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Post by foggylog » Mon Jan 03, 2011 8:52 pm

at christmas at SIL place, on boxing day at Brothers place. he comented after having conversation, "oh, was he feeding, i didn't know" my response was "good you weren't meant too"
I was storked by the lovely ESTHER :)
E = DD may 09 BF til 15.5mths
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Post by snowie » Wed Jan 05, 2011 2:12 pm

At the zoo yesterday, it was waaaaay past DDs midday nap, so I figured it would be more comfortable for us to feed under a tree than in a hot car before we went home. Gave a bunch of overseas tourists an education as they walked past me. :wink: I felt a bit like another exhibit :lol: :roll: They didn't say anything just made it obvious they were looking/staring. DH was most amused at their reaction.
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Post by foggylog » Thu Jan 06, 2011 3:01 pm

at the shops the other day while actively shopping and pushing a pram, was slow but doable.

and today in GP waiting room, a mum with a 6 year old pointed it out to her daughter, and said it was much better than formula feeding, as no bottles to take/heat etc. then we just had a random caht about having young children close together. but i thought it was great she was pointing out the natural way to feed a baby to her daughter :)
I was storked by the lovely ESTHER :)
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Post by JC » Fri Jan 07, 2011 10:35 pm

It was a couple of months ago, but I wanted to tell you about feeding DD at a bus stop. We had to wait quite a while for the bus, in a long queue, when DD began to get upset. I managed to stand there feeding her casually, upright, in a very discrete-looking cuddle. I was surprised how well it went. :)
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Post by Andypandy » Fri Jan 07, 2011 11:05 pm

At the zoo :)
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Post by workinmumof2 » Sat Jan 08, 2011 12:01 pm

I have fed at the zoo and then Melbourne airport
here again

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Post by Feebes » Sat Jan 08, 2011 12:15 pm

At DD's birthday party at the bowling alley and also out to the pub for lunch.

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Post by Andrew's Mum » Sun Jan 09, 2011 10:14 am

On a tourist train around a Sunshine coast tourist attraction.

People came and sat next to us, and asked how old DD was. Turns out their 12 month old was EBM fed until very recently and the Mum was fed until she was 4 (her Mum was there to tell me that). The 12 month old's Mum was working lots of hours and still couriering back the EBM for her son that Grandma and Dad were looking after. What a great commitment :D And made me feel much more comfortable feeding 19month old DD in public!

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Post by Ari's Mum » Sun Jan 09, 2011 12:36 pm

I didn't but my friend and I went out for dinner alfresco yesterday on The Strand and she breastfed her 10 month old in front of Cowboys and State of Origin legend Matty Bowen and his one year old daughter and wife! There has been controversy about people breastfeeding their babies at the footy! We want to do a breastfeeding thing at the foot and have t shirts that say Matty Loves Boobs... :D
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Post by Maggie » Sat Jan 22, 2011 8:49 pm

At Jamberoo rec park and on Kiama beach...both in a bikini :-D
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Post by 3 Little Woody's » Sat Jan 22, 2011 9:05 pm

The baby shop, I tested out one of their chairs :-D
Lots of mum and dad to be's walking around, a couple sat in the chairs next to me, testing them out too! And at the park this afternoon we had a quick top up :D

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Post by scoutannie » Sat Feb 05, 2011 7:13 pm

Last weekend, on the grounds at ANZ stadium, at the twenty20 cricket match between NSW and QLD. We were watching at the boundary line on the back of a Ford Ranger dual cab ute. It very quickly got me over my anxieties of feeding in public as bub is only 6 weeks old :)
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Post by 3 Little Woody's » Sun Feb 06, 2011 4:43 pm

DD and I were the demonstrators at a BEC today :-D

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Post by Vee » Sun Feb 06, 2011 5:00 pm

At the Edogawa Gardens in Gosford with Booboobubbas feeding her DS next to us :D

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