Breastfeeding mothers made to feel ‘marginalised and ashamed’

Mothers are made to feel ‘marginalised and ashamed’ when they breastfeed in public, according to a new study. Researchers at the University of Central Lancashire also found that many new mothers are put off breastfeeding by negative comments from health workers. Some mothers reported being stared at or tutted at and felt as if they were seen as ‘hippies’ or ‘weirdos’.

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