This woman's empowering breastfeeding video went viral - for all the right (and some of the wrong) reasons

Evan Bartlett@ev_bartlett
Friday 20 May 2016 17:00
Celebrities

Naomi Covert uploaded a photograph of herself at a wedding this past weekend. In it she was breastfeeding her baby son TJ.

Covert uploaded the post with the following caption:

When you are at a wedding, wear fancy dresses and high heels🏽 and your baby gets hungry, well... You give no shits and feed the kid

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While most of the 400 or so responses to her Instagram post were positive ("great picture", "amazing photo" etc), there were a few exceptions, including on the Empowered Birth Project page where it was reposted...

Not one to wilt in the face of a few negative comments, Covert came out fighting. She later added the added the following edit:

Whoever gets mad about this :D I also fed my son at the church ceremonie IN the church. Here in Germany people don't get mad about it. It is NORMAL . Nothing rude or bad about it. This is why I have breasts! Cause God gave me boobs for feeding my babies.

Hear hear.

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