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Old 10-20-2013, 11:47 AM
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Okay now I'm curious as to whether public breastfeeding is allowed in the Middle East. (Let me guess: No?)
Actually, public breastfeeding is common in Muslim countries. It is not sexualized as it can be in the West.

A Muslim manual with breastfeeding recommendations:

http://www.al-islam.org/from-marriag...-breastfeeding.

And something less technical:

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The UPS man went on to tell me he was from a rural area of Pakistan, and how normal public breastfeeding was in his culture. He said women will cover up head to toe, but expose their breasts to feed their babies. He explained he was a practicing Muslim and Islamic law suggests that breastfeeding should go on for two years, and most of the women in his village breastfeed even longer. He then went on to quote the Quran and referred to different lines speaking specifically about breastmilk.
http://www.iamnotthebabysitter.com/p...breastfeeding/
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