Woolworths worker to mum: ‘You should be breastfeeding’

 In Australia, NewZealand, Woolworths
Sadly, it’s nothing to new to hear of mums being shamed for breastfeeding in public.
But we also often hear about how mums who formula-feed their babies are judged, too – like the Albury mum who was recently told by a senior supermarket staff member that she shouldn’t be giving her baby formula.
Reannon Spencer, a mum of three, was shopping for baby formula in her local Woolworths in Thurgoona, NSW, when she couldn’t find the brand she was after. She later emailed store management about the matter, asking why there were toddler milk substitutes available but only a limited number of baby formulas in the store. She eventually received a phone call from the manager of the baby products section of the store.  Essential Baby – Read more…

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