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They told me to leave because I was breastfeeding.

Posted by on Aug. 16, 2012 at 12:31 PM
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So I went to Wal-Mart yesterday to do school shopping with my 7 year old son and I brought my 1 month old son with me.

I EBF btw.

So we gathered up his school supplies and then went back to the shoe/sneaker department so I could purchase sneakers for my son for school.

We were the only ones in the sneaker aisle, no one else was there.

I had that nursing privacy blanket, that's what it's called.

For those who don't know what it is: it's a fabric type blanket that has a string on it so you wrap the string around your neck and cover yourself up while the baby is nursing so no one can see.

Well an associate was in the aisle because she was helping a customer.

She saw me and told me that I had to leave because that was inappropriate with that I was doing.

I asked her if i could at least check out first and she said yes.

So we checked out and left. =(

I was so embarrassed.

by on Aug. 16, 2012 at 12:31 PM
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priincessz
by Silver Member on Aug. 16, 2012 at 12:33 PM
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Wtf they're just boobs! I rather see tits than a guy flashing his penis any day .
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Amybelle
by on Aug. 16, 2012 at 12:33 PM
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What she did is illegal. Complain to the Store Manager and Contact Walmart Corporate & let them know too!

MrsRinehart2010
by on Aug. 16, 2012 at 12:34 PM
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 an thats hen you say kiss my a** I want to speak to you mannager an then call your local new station. But you see im a bitch an if my daughter isnt allowed to eat consider we are discreate we dont use a cover but you dont see any thing either. I dont take eaasily to people being rude this way when it comes to my child I dont take nicely.

beadingmom17
by Rachel on Aug. 16, 2012 at 12:35 PM
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Next time, bring a printed copy of your state's laws on breastfeeding. In most places, it's perfectly legal and she is an idiot.
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o0gone0o
by Platinum Member on Aug. 16, 2012 at 12:35 PM
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Should have complained to management for the way you were treated you have the right to breastfeed anywhere you want. And the fact that you were covered only makes the associate look more like an ass.

poietes
by Laura on Aug. 16, 2012 at 12:35 PM
Call the store and talk to the manager. What she did was wrong.
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kaeleesmommy
by Bronze Member on Aug. 16, 2012 at 12:35 PM
What she did is illegal, even if you weren't covered.
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HopesNDreams
by on Aug. 16, 2012 at 12:36 PM
Quoting Amybelle:

What she did is illegal. Complain to the Store Manager and Contact Walmart Corporate & let them know too!




This! You did absolutely nothing wrong. Definitely follow through with complaints to the store and corporate. Also consider contacting the local paper or news channel.

The associate was completely out of line.
BraydensMama163
by Gold Member on Aug. 16, 2012 at 12:36 PM
This!!!! Go back and raise hell

Quoting Amybelle:

What she did is illegal. Complain to the Store Manager and Contact Walmart Corporate & let them know too!

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black.eyeliner
by on Aug. 16, 2012 at 12:36 PM
I would speak to the manager. That is out of line.
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