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Sunbathing topless and bfing!?

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StarlightWithAsteroid Sat 21-Jul-12 19:51:58

Has anyone done this?

I went on a short cruise a few years ago when dd was 3 months and some people were sunbathing topless. I did too and DH brought dd for a feed so I fed.

Strangely I felt like a bit of an exhibitionist and a bit uncomfortable doing it. Anyone else?

TheMysteryCat Sat 21-Jul-12 20:01:27

if i saw a woman doing that i'd get all broody all over again!

i used to bf in the nud in the garden with DS when he was little, but not in public, as no nice cruises available! smile

wonderwooman Sat 21-Jul-12 20:06:11

I always sunbathe topless when we go to France on holiday so yes, I have b'fed the DCs when they were little. Didn't feel at all self-conscious as there are always plenty of boobs out.

feekerry Sat 21-Jul-12 21:00:42

ooh glad you brought this up as i was wondering! i go to spain on monday with 15 week old dd who i ebf on demand. i also always sunbathe topless on holiday!!!

my boobs really need some sun. hoping the sun will fade out the stretch marks on my boobs. however, when i feed i still leak on the other side so was wondering what to do about this. was thinking of just going with it and letting it leak but thinking this might be a bit gross!!! what do you think???

GEM33 Sat 21-Jul-12 21:01:30

didnt you drip everywhere?!!!!! now that i have breast fed for 8 months and been reading the politics of breast feeding, im totally pro anyone who breast feeds in public anywhere anyhow. however, you wouldnt catch me sunbathing topless purely because i would be squirting passers by for sure! good on you though ;-)

emsyj Sat 21-Jul-12 21:03:38

If I did that I would spray everywhere like a garden sprinkler, so I'm with GEM.

Maybe lilypadz would be an option just for the time when feeding, feekerry? Saves you putting on a bra & pads.

StarlightWithAsteroid Sat 21-Jul-12 21:52:32

No, I rarely drip or leak. I'm a confident out and about bfer, but I have no idea why I felt this way.

I now have a 4 week old, and it's summer perhaps at last and we'll be on the beach a bit so thinking about it again.

Paula58 Thu 12-Oct-17 13:03:00

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