It seems that you don’t have to look very far to find insane news stories anymore. And I don’t even just mean in politics, though there seem to be a plethora of those right no. There are some seriously tragic news stories about crimes against pregnant women and families, and are scary stories about breaking and entering in the news every day, but I think I’ve found the most bizarre bit of news that combines these together.
You see, last weekend, a woman in South Dakota called the police because another woman broke into her home. But thats not all, the intruder broke into the home and tried to breastfeed a 2 month old child. I have heard of some seriously weird crimes and even some scary crimes against pregnant women, but this one is the absolute weirdest.
I’m sure we’re all shocked to learn that alcohol was involved.
The intruder is a 24 year old woman, who according to the news reports, did not have a relationship with the mother of the child and was notable drunk at the time. I can honestly say that I’ve been 24 and drunk, but I have never had the need to break into someone’s house and breastfeed, so I think there may be some deeper issues here. Just call it a hunch.
Fortunately, the mother was able to get the child back from the intruder without a great struggle and the child was unharmed in the incident. Even better, it seems that the intruder was not ultimately successful in getting the baby to breastfeed, which is a relief for the child’s mother, I’m sure.
We’ve all heard the saying that the breast is best, but I think we may have found the exception to the rule.