(Stock photo/Tiburon Studios) A breastfeeding mother in Florida found that Chik-Fil-A was more than welcoming to breastfeeding mothers when they were made aware of the law protecting their action.
Chick-Fil-A Provides Breastfeeding-Friendly Location for Moms
AUGUST 17, 2009By Happynews Staff
A host of protesting moms staged a "nurse in" on Friday at a Florida Chick-Fil-A to raise awareness that law protects mothers who choose to breastfeed their babies in public.
Chick-Fil-A offered to provide free meals for the mothers, after an employee mistakenly asked a breastfeeding mother to cover up earlier in the month, but the mothers declined. Chylain Krivensky said “When I spoke with [the manager] yesterday she was mortified,” Krivensky said. “She had no idea there was a law. She’s the reason this has turned out so wonderful. It is not her fault that she was not educated about the law.”
The same manager who offered her a kitchen towel on Tuesday invited her to fill the restaurant with mothers and babies Saturday afternoon.
Read more from these sources:
report from Mark Harrison: www.blippitt.com/moms-stage-nurse-in-at-florida-chick-fil-a
commentary from Zac Papantoniou: randazza.wordpress.com/2009/08/15/