(Closed) Any Breastfeeding Brides?

posted 6 years ago in Babies
  • poll: What do you think about breastfeeding brides?
    Its a wonderful thing to see a bride choose to breastfeed even on her big day... : (15 votes)
    52 %
    They should have given the baby a bottle... : (3 votes)
    10 %
    There's not a lot of time for privacy for the bride and baby so it would be hard... : (6 votes)
    21 %
    I wouldn't do it, but it doesn't bother me : (5 votes)
    17 %
    Other... : (0 votes)
  • Post # 3
    Member
    5148 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: June 2011

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    Post # 4
    Member
    2889 posts
    Sugar bee

    I think it depends on how comfortable you are with breast feeding in public and how comfortable oyur guests will be with the idea. I attened a wedding where the bride was breastfeeding. She wore a strapless dress and just kind of popped the boob out as necessary. This was in Europe, where nipples are not taboo I can imagine in the US, this would be much less acceptable. I also attended a wedding where another guest at our table was a breat feeding mom and she fed her baby at the table which was also totally acceptable. She had a cardigan which made for more of a modest feeding situation. If you are only comfortable breast feeding in a private room, I think it may remove you for your wedding quite a bit depending on how often you need to feed. If this is ahte case, I think you should sit down and pump ahead of time so you don’t feel like oy u need to keep slipping out to nurse. 

    ETA: Oops, I guess I forgot to answer oyur question. I think a breastfeeding bride is fine but I do appriciate it to be done more modestly than popping a boob out of the top of a strapless dress. I don’t think one should flaunt breast feeding even though I am fine with it in public. I just don’t think it should be a statement. It is natural and necessary but if you are dressed in formal clothes, you should also maintain a certain level of formality. Maybe a schall or cardigan that makes it less blatant would be more my style. 

    Post # 7
    Member
    828 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: January 2011

    @slicey19:  Unless your wedding is less than 3 hours in duration you’re going to have to ‘keep slipping out’ to pump anyway. 

    Post # 8
    Member
    75 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: November 2012

    I am planning on breastfeeding my lo at our wedding in november. He will be 14 months by then. I am expecting him to need to comfort of breastfeeding on such a big day 

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