Does Beyoncé make public breastfeeding cool?
Beyoncé breastfed Blue Ivy in public and the breastfeeding world is ecstatic.
The world of breastfeeding
is buzzing and all it took was for Beyoncé to breastfeed her 7-week-old baby girl
, Blue Ivy, in a restaurant.
According to Time.com
, Beyoncé was sighted apparently breastfeeding Blue Ivy as they lunched with Jay-Z at New York City’s Sant Ambroeus restaurant.
Was Beyoncé making a statement as many lactivists
hope or was she merely feeding her hungry baby? Does Beyoncé feeding her baby in a restaurant really
make any difference to how people perceive public breastfeeding?
Apparently it does. Time.com
sheds some light: "The simple, perhaps unwitting, decision to feed Blue Ivy
at the table rather than retreat to a bathroom or other private location gave a huge boost to the cause of nursing in public, particularly for black women, who have significantly lower breast-feeding rates than white mothers."
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