I was sitting in the back of the courtroom quietly breastfeeding my baby. She was actually sleep sucking to keep her quite. An officer walked out to me and told me to go in the hallway. I waited out there till I was called to get my case continued. The judge said if I bring my baby back to the courthouse he will call DSS and take my baby and have me arrested. I told him she was breastfed and does not take a bottle. He told me it wasn't his problem and to leave her home. I told him if I leave her home she would have no way to eat, and he told me again not his problem. I said that's agent the breastfeeding laws. He told me if I said another word he was going to take my baby now and put me in contempt. Can he really do this?
Read this article: https://www.thedailybeast.com/she-was-kicked-out-of-court-for-breastfeeding
To my knowledge, breastfeeding laws allow a nursing mother to feed her baby in public or private irrespective of whether the nipple shows incident to feeding.
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