15 Dec '11, 6pm

Target Employees Harass and Humiliate Breastfeeding Mom | Care2 Causes

Target Employees Harass and Humiliate Breastfeeding Mom | Care2 Causes

Target is in hot water again after employees at a Houston Target store harassed a breastfeeding mother, in contravention of their own corporate breastfeeding policy. Michelle Hickman was Christmas shopping on the evening of November 29, 2011 and had a basket full of planned purchases when her baby woke up and needed to be fed. Hickman found a quiet space to nurse her baby (as in the image above) and was harassed and humiliated by Target staff for doing so. When she complained to Target guest relations about the incident, she was further harassed by the woman on the phone and accused of “flaunting it” and was then dismissed by that woman’s supervisor too. Nursing Mom Harassed by Target Employees, In Store and On Phone Hickman told her story to the Best for Babes Foundation , an organization that works to beat the “booby traps” that prevent moms from meeting their own breast...

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