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#1 Bfmama

Posted 18 January 2013 - 04:11 PM

Hi Ladies! I'm new to EB, just wanted to invite any Sydney Mummas to join us on Monday outside 7 Sunrise for a nurse in. https://m.facebook.com/events/1208187547563...efid=9&_rdr
I'm sure you all read or head about the Bribie Island mum who was recently told not to BF in a public pool. This morning, Sunrise host David Koch shared his view that the mum should have covered up or moved, despite her right to bf in public being enshrined by federal law.Anyway, hope some of you will come along!

#2 Blakes'Mum

Posted 18 January 2013 - 07:20 PM

I'm actually friends with Liana and I just want to say it's so great that she has so much support out there original.gif

For anyone up here there will be a nurse-in at 11am tomorrow at the Bribie Island Aquatic Centre.

#3 deejie

Posted 18 January 2013 - 09:21 PM

Just another reason why I never watch Sunrise  rolleyes.gif

I'm don't live in Sydney, but I would absolutely be there if I was!

Good luck OP, I hope you get a huge turnout.

#4 axiomae

Posted 18 January 2013 - 09:27 PM

Sydney mums, do it! Stupid ignoramus.

#5 JoMarch

Posted 19 January 2013 - 08:34 AM

If I was in Sydney I'd be there!  Hope lots of mums & bubs out there get involved.  I'll be watching Sunrise. original.gif

#6 happygurl06

Posted 19 January 2013 - 08:44 AM

I'm in Melbourne but no doubt will be BF on the couch watching in support.

#7 Feral Grey Mare

Posted 19 January 2013 - 08:46 AM

QUOTE (**Lucy** @ 19/01/2013, 09:34 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
If I was in Sydney I'd be there!  Hope lots of mums & bubs out there get involved.  I'll be watching Sunrise. original.gif

What concerns me is that Mr Koch's Neanderthal comments seem to be resulting in a lot of publicity for the Sunrise program and a lot of additional viewers. I am more in the ignore him camp. He has a history of making these kind of remarks and pretending to be a narrow minded red-neck to gain ratings points.

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