Breastfeeding Professor Had ‘No Ideal Options’


Another story on the hot-button issue of breastfeeding in public. Adrienne Pine, the American University professor making headlines this week for breastfeeding her sick baby while teaching a class, says that she was surprised to face so much hostility for her choice.

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“It wasn’t the ideal option,” she told “Good Morning America,” “but the fact is, there were no ideal options and it was the best of the options available to me.”

Yesterday I wrote a post about why I think this working mom was just doing what she had to do, and I was excited to also be interviewed by “GMA” for their segment. I said I think we should all cut this breastfeeding professor some slack — check it out below, and let me know what you think about the nursing debate!

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  • contactdesign

    I agree that this was not the best option. But, if I were a student in her class, I’d have rather had her teach while breastfeeding than cancel the class.