A mother of six had her Facebook account disabled after she posted a photo of her tandem breastfeeding her child and the child of a total stranger.
Rebecca Wanosik wrote that she ‘received a random text from one of my friends asking if I could feed a stranger’s baby.’
She continued: ‘Was there ever a question? The baby’s mother was having surgery and the baby is exclusively breastfed and refused a bottle.’
When Rebecca subsequently met the little girl, she remarked that the baby looked ‘hungry and exhausted’, shares Daily Mail.
‘I did what I hope any person would do for my child in a time of despair,’ she said. ‘I fed a strangers baby.’
Along with the story, Rebecca shared a pair of images of the little girl and her own baby tandem feeding, and holding hands while doing so.
But while many chimed in to praise her for her gesture, others Facebook users raged over her revealing post.
Rebecca responded to her critics, saying she was ‘surprised by just how many people thought it was weird, or unnatural’ because ‘they are boobs, they are meant to feed babies.’
It seemed that Facebook agreed with the critics as, according to a post by Rebecca’s husband Anthony, the social media site disabled her account.
‘My wife did a great thing and Facebook disabled her account,’ he wrote, including an image of her original post. ‘Please share this so we can spread the word and show how much facebook really doesn’t care about the good people are trying to do.
‘Instead they want to spread the evil and hate around the world. I am very proud of this woman and everything she stands for. I am proud to call her my wife!’
Good on you, Rebecca! You have nothing to be ashamed of.
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