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Breast feeding and soaps

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MistletoeBUTNOwine Wed 26-Feb-14 20:38:32

Just a thought;
I don't recall ever seeing a mum breastfeed on any of the soaps... sad
Do they?

MistletoeBUTNOwine Wed 26-Feb-14 20:39:20

Can you tell I'm spending a lot of time breast feeding and watching soaps?!

meditrina Wed 26-Feb-14 20:42:45

In Neighbours, Sonya did, including in public in Charlies, provoking a complaint

meditrina Wed 26-Feb-14 20:47:29

Maria and Kylie in Coronation Street both breastfed their babies, but I can't remember it was shown or just mentioned.

And I think Tina did, before handing over the baby she carried as surrogate.

Sammie101 Wed 26-Feb-14 20:56:40

In emmerdale, Viv Hope kicked off when Nicola breastfed her baby in the cafe. I think, anyway, it was a few years ago!

MissRatty Thu 27-Feb-14 07:27:57

Ooh, I thought this thread was about washing one's boobs with soap :-)

Rollermum Thu 27-Feb-14 07:39:01

I noticed this with TV shows and films generally. I got a bit on my soapbox about how it might help normalise it a bit more to see it, but then thought filming a BF scene would probably be harder if it's not key to the plot.

quackojuliet Thu 27-Feb-14 17:44:03

So sad that this normal natural thing is hidden/made into a big deal

MrsSpencerReid Thu 27-Feb-14 17:47:44

Lois does on family guy, not quite a soap I know!!

ems1910 Fri 28-Feb-14 08:54:44

Kylie did for a short time on Corrie. I was however annoyed that they showed baby upstairs asleep from very young.

American shows have a lot of bfing, er and friends both even Carol feeding twins in er.

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