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Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

The Best of the Web What You're Commenting on at Manchestereveningnews.Co.UK

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Breast feeding in swimming pool row I agree with a mother's right to feed her child, but there is a place and time for everything. There maybe more to it than has been told so far and surely some respect for the other users of the pool would have been in order.

Bob Benyon Although I don't condone the comment made by one of the staff saying it was indecent exposure (allegedly), she should ask herself: would she have taken a bottle into the pool to feed her baby or a dish of baby food? I think not. She could quite easily have taken her baby out of the pool to a more appropriate and more hygienic area to breastfeed ie canteen/cafe which all swimming baths/ sports and leisure centres have these days. I think this is just attention-seeking or yet another person who was in the wrong to begin with but then goes on to seek and will probably get compensation for discrimination or hurt feelings etc. …

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