Though in many countries, breastfeeding in public is common and generally not regarded an issue. In those countries, laws are used to protect the nursing mother. In many parts of the world women have an express legal right to nurse in public and in the workplace. Let’s hear from fellow Nigerians, their views toward this interesting topic… see video clip
Though a few countries, such as Saudi Arabia, expressly forbid women to expose their breasts in public, even to breastfeed. Even though the practice may be legal or socially accepted in countries like USA, Australia, Europe, some mothers may nevertheless be reluctant to breastfeed in public due to other people’s objections, negative comments, or harassment.