Pope Francis has encouraged mums to breastfeed in the Sistine Chapel. During a baptism service for 32 babies, the pope told mothers they should not be embarrassed to feed their hungry children in the chapel.

He said:

Today the choir will sing but the most beautiful choir of all is the choir of the infants who will make a noise.

“Some will cry because they are not comfortable or because they are hungry,” he said in a familiar, relaxed tone to the parents.

“If they are hungry, mothers, feed them, without thinking twice. Because they are the most important people here,” he said.*


We are keen to hear from you on this topic. Have you always been made to feel welcome when breastfeeding in public? Have you ever been asked to stop breastfeeding? Are there particular places you go because they make you feel comfortable? Or does breastfeeding in public make you feel uncomfortable?

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*Source: http://news.sky.com/story/1194030/pope-urges-breastfeeding-in-sistine-chapel