RTÉ star Maia Dunphy has revealed that she has no idea why breastfeeding in public is such a bad thing.
The new mum gave birth to her son Tom Laurence in July, commented on the controversial topic of breastfeeding in public by saying “get the boobs out.”
“I have no idea how it became such a bad thing… but breastfeeding is amazing,” she told Goss.ie.
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The TV star also revealed that she didn’t think she would breastfeed but once she welcomed her bundle of joy, it came quite naturally.
“I’d never even thought about breastfeeding, I just assumed I would use bottles, but I took to it really quickly and I breastfed exclusive for the first 3 weeks.”
However, the Dubliner admitted that breastfeeding isn’t easy and can be “relentless.”
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“My god it is very demanding, it is relentless, and now I know why they have support groups for people who are breastfeeding.”
Maia made it clear that in her opinion, breastfeeding in public shouldn’t be an issue and to ignore what society says we should or shouldn’t be doing.
“I think its fine, I don’t see any problem with it. It’s just another sign of the patriarchy, get the boobs out I say.”