All posts tagged: Breastfeed

Breastfeeding in Public

You are sitting in a cafe enjoying a cup of coffee when suddenly you overheard someone asking a mother to breastfeed her child somewhere else because that person thinks its inappropriate and disgusting. What would you do? Sian from our UAE breastfeeding group posted the following videos conducted by on how customers in a cafe reacted to the situation. Breastfeeding an infant in public. Breastfeeding a toddler in public. I am very happy that UAE is a breastfeeding friendly country. I have breastfed Vierte when he was a toddler and now Chloe who is 11 months, in public with and without a cover and I haven’t had a bad experience. Some malls and establishments here have dedicated baby rooms where a mom can breastfeed her baby. On the Breastfeeding Q&A UAE Facebook group, the most common question asked for new expat families is whether they can breastfeed in public. Here’s an excerpt from Sian’s article on breastfeeding in public. The great news is that both Islam and UAE society are in favor of breastfeeding …

Dubai Breastfeeding Group Meet-Up

Calling all Expectant Mums & Breastfeeding Families BreastFeeding Q&A UAE Group will hold the next meet-up this June 15 (11:00 am – 1:30pm) at Latifa Hospital (formerly known Al Wasl Hospital). A great opportunity for parents to discuss advantages & difficulties on breastfeeding, weaning and to just have fun  with other families More details on the event here.