This Woman Says She Breastfed Her Baby At Church, Then Was Punished By Its Leaders

Source: BuzzFeed News

Posted on July 31, 2018, at 11:11 p.m. ET

George Frey / Getty Images

A Mormon woman attending church in northern Utah with her four kids and husband sat down in a foyer last month and eventually started breastfeeding her 19-month-old baby.

It was a routine Sunday for the mother, who spoke to BuzzFeed News but asked to remain anonymous, until after the meetings ended and her bishop — a local lay leader akin to a pastor — called her in for a talk.

“He called me in and told me that people had complained,” the woman said, “and they were just worried about the young men sexualizing my breastfeeding of my daughter.”

The conversation, she said, was “ridiculous.”

Read more

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s