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Beyonce Praised for Breastfeeding Her Daughter in Public | Care2 Causes

Beyonce Praised for Breastfeeding Her Daughter in Public | Care2 Causes

Public breastfeeding remains a contentious topic — even when Beyonce does it. The iconic singer was spotted in a New York City restaurant last week, breastfeeding her 7-week-old daughter, Blue Ivy, while eating lunch with her husband Jay-Z. The incident immediately made headlines. After all, mothers are increasingly resistant to pressure from store owners, employees, or even passersby, who want them to contain their breastfeeding to private spaces like dressing rooms or bathroom stalls. This is despite the fact that the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that women exclusively nurse their babies for six months. As health blogger Bonnie Rochman points out , “Assuming that these women have to leave the house during that period of time, it’s inevitable that they’ll have to contend with how to feed a hungry baby outside the privacy of their home.” By nonchalantly nursin...

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