Comments for: Portland launches campaign welcoming moms to breast-feed in public

Posted Aug. 01, 2012, at 4:26 p.m.
Last modified Aug. 01, 2012, at 7:12 p.m.

PORTLAND | The city of Portland is rolling out the red carpet for nursing mothers, launching a campaign Wednesday to highlight the health benefits of breast-feeding and encourage new moms not to feel self-conscious about doing it in public. Greater Portland businesses willing to take part in the “Whenever, …

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  • Anonymous

    Breast-feeding should not be made into a campaign. It is nourishment, it is a lovely bonding between mother and baby, and important physiologically, as well.  It is not a flaunt-in-your-face act, and should neither be approached nor performed as such.   But “Whenever, Wherever” speaks of an anarchistic sensibility that promotes a narcissistic society of entitled humans who show little regard for the feelings of others.  There is nothing to prove. The intention of this campaign escapes me.

    There is no reason for nursing mothers not to feel comfortable nursing in public when it is done with discretion as to place and degree of exposure.  And those mothers who choose not to nurse, or cannot nurse deserve the same degree of respect.

    • Anonymous

      VERY well said! Thank you.

  • Anonymous

    heaven forbid newborns’ immune system be enabled/nurtured … health could be the result

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