Breastfeeding should not be discouraged


Show of support: Bendigo women breastfeed in protest at the outcry over a woman feeding in a local shopping centre.

On March 8, 2016 the Bendigo Advertiser published an opinion piece written by Lisa Amir and Helene Johns following a recent outcry about a woman breastfeeding in public in a Bendigo shopping centre.

Judith Lumley Centre's Dr Helene Johns and Assoc/Prof Lisa Amir are working with Dr Julie Rudner, Community Planning and Development, La Trobe University, Bendigo on a project to increase support for breastfeeding in public.

photo: Bendigo Advertiser

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