Five Tips For Breastfeeding In Public

The Right to Breastfeed Act of 1999 might have made breastfeeding in public legal, but there’s still no law to protect against embarrassing situations. Follow these five tips to eliminate stress while nursing in public

  1. Be discreet. You don’t have to hide in the bathroom, but you can stake out a place to find the best area for public breastfeeding. Choosing a restaurant booth rather than a table by the door or tucking into a fitting room will give you more privacy.
  2. Get the wardrobe. Nursing tops, covers and bras are specially designed to keep you covered up while nursing in public. If you’re more of a D.I.Y. type lady, tote a large book or newspaper to prop up while you nurse.
  3. Prepare