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    Default Dumb question but...

    I am not religious so am unsure of the 'rules' as such but I am going to my cousins wedding in a couple of weeks.

    DD is exclusively breastfed and it's going to be quite a long service which happens to fall right on the time I would usually feed DD.. So I am wondering am I allowed to BF in a church?

    Obviously if I have to I can express and feed her a bottle but would rather not if I don't have to.

    I just don't want to offend anyone so if anyone can help me out it would be greatly appreciated!

    Thanks 😄

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    Lol, I'm sure it'll be fine, maybe take a blanket for modesty's sake?

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    I always use a blanket.. I'm not quite skilled enough at it yet and am paranoid of showing too much when DD stops to have a look around hahaha!

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    I do every week.

    Some churches have mothers rooms in the back. If i don't use the mothers room will go up the back and i do use a blanket over the boob but not the baby IYKIM.

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    I've breastfed in church at funerals and weddings. I just sat in the back corner

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    What religion? If Christian I think you will be fine as long as you don't walk around with your b0obs hanging out. Other religions I'm not sure about.

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    I've bf in both Catholic and Orthodox churches for weddings and christenings. I sat down the back so I had more room as I was more conscious of sculling water during the feed than the actual feeding! As above...I covered up more than I normally would in public.

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    Awesome!! Thanks heaps ladies 😊😊

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    Enjoy the wedding!

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    Absolutely Your right to breastfeed is legally protected - you are allowed to breastfeed anywhere that mums and babies are allowed to be. Many churches will have a mothers room/ breastfeeding room for privacy sake that are usually quite comfortable & you might prefer to use.

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