Thursday, May 31, 2012

Can Women Breastfeed Their Babies In Uniform And In Public?

Proud: Servicewomen Terran Echegoyen-McCabe, left, breastfeeds her twin daughters while wearing her uniform alongside colleague Christina Luna and her little girl at Fairchild Airforce Base outside Spokane, Washington

Mothers At War: Proud Military Wife Defends Photograph Of Her Comrades Breastfeeding In Uniform -- Daily Mail

* Air National Guards pictured nursing their children at Fairchild base, near Spokane, Washington
* One Facebook comment compared image to 'defecating' in uniform
* Founder of Mom2Mom Breastfeeding Support Group says 'We are not disgracing the uniform, we are very proud'

A photograph of servicewomen breastfeeding in public while wearing uniform has ignited a global debate.

The picture shows two mothers, Terran Echegoyen-McCabe and Christina Luna, both in active service, nursing their babies on an Air Force base.

The striking image has seen a flurry of comments, from supporters who say breastfeeding is a 'fundamental right' to another who compared it to 'defecating in uniform'.

The photos were taken for the Mom2Mom Breastfeeding Support Group, set up by a military wife and mother-of-three to raise awareness of all women's rights to breastfeed in public.

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More News On Women Breastfeeding Their Babies In Uniform And In Public

Military Moms Breastfeeding in Uniform Stir Controversy -- Shine/Yahoo
Military moms breastfeeding in uniform sparks controversy -- Digital Journal
Military mom's breastfeeding photo causes controversy and outrage -- Examiner
Photo of military moms breastfeeding causes controversy -- Examiner
Military Moms Breastfeed in Uniform & the World Freaks Out -- The Stir
Military Moms Breastfeeding in Uniform Surprised at Controversy Stirred by Pic -- Inquisitr
Breastfeeding in uniform: What’s your opinion? -- Air Force Times

WNU Editor: The photo gallery starts here. What`s my take .... Eric Palmer sums it up best.

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