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Breastfeeding in Council Meeting

Greens Councillor Cath Blakey made history by breastfeeding her two month old baby in a Wollongong Council Meeting. She spoke while doing this, and Lord Mayor Gordon Bradbery gave her permission to remain seated while speaking. Let's hope that there are more occasions when women can be politicians and mothers without unnecessary obstacles.

View the 9 News Illawarra report, 31 January 2019