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

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


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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