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    I took my eldest to the hairdresser for a trim after school and while we were there my 13 week old wanted a feed. While feeding him the barber approached with a towel and asked me to cover up because their were children around. I was in a bit of a state of shock, and covered his head but since the shock has worn off I am seething. DP was there and didn't think it was a big deal because 'it's his business' but I am furious with the implication that feeding a baby is somehow inappropriate around children. Little dude has a big head and there was no nipple or anything on show, people regularly dress with way more cleavage on show and surely in 2016 people shouldn't be uncomfortable seeing a baby eating the way mammals are designed to feed their young?

    Obviously we will be going elsewhere for haircuts in the future. Should I be this peed off or am I sleep deprived and hormonal?

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    Huge hugs hun, what a p***k.
    You have every right to be peed off hun. Would he have been happier you not feed your baby and allow him to scream the shop down?!

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    What a d**k!

    I'd be beyond furious. Do businesses still not get it that it's illegal to discriminate against breastfeeding mothers?

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    That's really offensive. I would send him an email or letter outlining how he made you feel and that you won't be coming back.

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    Oh yep I'd have cracked the ****s big time. Probably would have told him to put a towel on his head. Breatsfeeding and caring for a newborn/infant is hard enough without these kinds of idiots.

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    Yes, you are right to be offended!

    Sorry you experienced this

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    Holy moly, you sure do have the right to be offended! How disgusting.

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    I still can't believe in this day and age this crap happens. I'm sorry it happened to you.

    Because there are children around?? It's so hard to explain to a child that baby is having some milk to drink. Whoa, scary.

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    That is terrible!! You definitely have a right to be offended I'm pretty sure many children grow up surrounded by breast feeding women so I'm not sure who would be offended. xx

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    I would have been furious. I'm so sorry that happened to you and sincerely wish we, as a society, would get past this

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