Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

Breast feeding in public

Posted by on Jan. 16, 2014 at 9:33 PM
  • 153 Replies
1 mom liked this
Do you cover?

If you do, do you cover before or after pulling your boob out?

Has anyone ever said something to you about BFing in public?

A Facebook post got me curious.
by on Jan. 16, 2014 at 9:33 PM
Add your quick reply below:
You must be a member to reply to this post.
Replies (1-10):
doulala
by on Jan. 16, 2014 at 9:35 PM

For several years, yes.   :-)
Mostly just the  shirt I was wearing and/or the child.      A blanket if I felt that I needed more, on a rare occasion.

BrownEyedGirl86
by Gold Member on Jan. 16, 2014 at 9:36 PM
1 mom liked this

I cover 

i cover first then i got dd and then got myself ready

Sweetest_Britt
by on Jan. 16, 2014 at 9:36 PM
1 mom liked this

I used the "2 shirt" rule. One shirt with a cami under it. I'd pull the cami and my bra down, lift my shirt up and nobody could really tell. 

I dont care if others cover or not. Nobody ever said anything to me about BFing in public! 

larissalarie
by on Jan. 16, 2014 at 9:39 PM
5 moms liked this

This picture is like a year and a half old. I had my daughter take it when I first started being brave enough to nurse without a cover and I wanted to make sure nothing was showing.
I feel WAY less on display now than when I did the huge cover thing.

ETA no nobody has ever said anything to me.
Posted on CafeMom Mobile
instant
by Ruby Member on Jan. 16, 2014 at 9:40 PM
Cover before
Serena1982
by on Jan. 16, 2014 at 9:41 PM
I covered. But I wasn't super shy. My toddler would yank off the blanket constantly while her baby sister fed. My Aunt told me I didn't need to cover up one time but I felt more shy breast feeding in front of my extended family than in a restaurant with strangers. Personal choice.
SendMeBabyDust
by Platinum Member on Jan. 16, 2014 at 9:43 PM
2 moms liked this
my son takes the cover off because he's nosey. He thinks hes going to miss something.
Posted on CafeMom Mobile
Raine_Dance
by on Jan. 16, 2014 at 9:44 PM

I never had any issues with strangers in public. I would cover first and then pull up or down my shirt. sometimes a cover gets really REALLY hot though so I would take it off and just make sure my breast was as covered as possible by clothing and baby.

fullxbusymom
by Sapphire Member on Jan. 16, 2014 at 9:46 PM
1 mom liked this

Nope

I am more covered not using a cover plus draw far less attention to it. 

Cmgmqmmom
by on Jan. 16, 2014 at 9:48 PM
I wear two shirts. I don't cover. The only time anyone has ever said anything it was a mom at the zoo and she said "I'm really envious that you feel comfortable doing that. I never was. Keep it up."
Add your quick reply below:
You must be a member to reply to this post.
Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)