Extreme Breastfeeding: Mom Nurses Baby While Riding Moped (PHOTO)

Breast mother ever?
Breast mother ever?

Over here in America, we’re still kicking breastfeeding women out of rec centers and restaurants or shaming them on airplanes. In Shanghai, they’re getting it done on mopeds.

Yup. Mopeds.

I ran across this article on the Shanghaiist. Apparently the busy mom was zigzagging through traffic in Yuzhou, Henan province when she was stopped by police for breastfeeding her 18-month-old son.

Witnesses say the young mother popped out a boob to soothe her boy when he started crying. And while I applaud the effort to nurse on the go, good lord, woman. At least get a helmet on that kid.

The police threatened to take away her scooter if she continued to threaten “her life, her son’s life and the lives of all the other road users.”

Apparently it’s illegal to not wear a helmet or a seatbelt, but it’s not uncommon to see folks going without either. Who knew a photo could simultaneously depict the best and worst in mothering?

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