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McDonalds tell woman to leave for breastfeeding.

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clareverity Thu 27-Sep-07 14:28:51

McDonalds in Shrewsbury told a breast feeding woman NOT to feed in front of loads of people. I thought I would share this with everyone.

I know you are possibly all now thinking "Why was she in McDonalds?" anyway.

princessmel Thu 27-Sep-07 14:30:05

shock I've fed in one McDonalds loads of times.

RGPargy Thu 27-Sep-07 14:30:41

Did you see this happen? I would have told them to fuck off.

ThisIsDavinaPleaseDoNotSwear Thu 27-Sep-07 14:31:02

It's unbelievable. shock

But doesn't surprise me at Macdonalds.

geordiemacminx Thu 27-Sep-07 14:31:09

they wouls have to forceably evict me....

LadyOfWaffle Thu 27-Sep-07 14:31:18

Apparentlt, allegedly McDonalds is the worst place to breastfeed (some poll a while ago). I wouldn't move. Bloody McDonalds.

Kathyis6incheshigh Thu 27-Sep-07 14:31:45

You're Clare Verity so I presume you are telling us to write and commend them for the excellent job they are doing? grin

Threadworm Thu 27-Sep-07 14:31:55

They prob think she should give the kid one of their horrible milkshakes

mykidsmum Thu 27-Sep-07 14:32:13

the chairs at mcdonalds are so uncomfortable, would have hurt my back feeding there i reckon.

sweetkitty Thu 27-Sep-07 14:32:57

In Scotland it is illegal to tell someone to stop breastfeeding.

Maybe they were p**** off the baby wasn't having McMilk and having some fries.

LadyOfWaffle Thu 27-Sep-07 14:33:31

FPSML @ McMilk

Pruners Thu 27-Sep-07 14:35:48

Message withdrawn

geordiemacminx Thu 27-Sep-07 14:39:25

i couldnt boycott I love maccys blush

Could stage a sit in though grin

clareverity Thu 27-Sep-07 14:45:59

Well, I wasn't there but would be tempted to do a sit but at 20 months old DS would probably not comply with the demo...but do feel some action would be good.

Kathyis6incheshigh Thu 27-Sep-07 14:52:23

It's probably just an individual case - a new 24 year old manager who hasn't got a clue or something. I am pretty certain it's not company policy. But if anyone feels like kicking up a stink it can only do good as it might make head office send out directives to all their staff and make statements in the press about bf being a good thing (what with them trying to promote a healthy green image, tee hee).

geordiemacminx Thu 27-Sep-07 14:53:46

oooo that was a bit age-ist...

toadstool Thu 27-Sep-07 14:54:21

Wouldn't it only incite them to invent McNorks full of extra-sweetened formula?

EmsMum Thu 27-Sep-07 14:55:54

I couldn't have BFd in a Macdonalds anyway... DD always took longer than 45 minutes hreatened-with-bailiffs-by-civil-enforcement-ltd/view

hunkermunker Thu 27-Sep-07 14:57:40

What actually happened, before I get cross grin

witchandchips Thu 27-Sep-07 15:13:41


stleger Thu 27-Sep-07 15:21:39

I breastfed dd2 ( now almost 11) in BK!

StealthPolarBear Thu 27-Sep-07 15:30:57

witchandchips, just clicked on that link, was prompted to log in and then got on to tech's profile page! orked fine the second time though! Think I'll tell Tech

witchandchips Thu 27-Sep-07 15:32:47

did it make you smile though polarbear?

StealthPolarBear Thu 27-Sep-07 15:34:10

At first it just made me confused!

VeniVidiVickiQV Thu 27-Sep-07 15:34:38

ooh weird thing with witches' link.....

I've never had a problem in McDonalds - fed DS in there a few times.

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