A mother who was forced to stop breastfeeding in a hospital waiting room has said more people need to accept women feeding their babies in public.
Gemma Murphy told ITV News Central that breastfeeding was best for babies - and people should not feel uncomfortable by it.
An investigation has been launched after a mother was banned from breastfeeding her newborn baby in a hospital waiting room.
Gemma Murphy says staff at the hospital of St. Cross in Rugby asked her to move to a private room to avoid 'offending' other patients.
Gemma, a first-time mother, was visiting the hospital in December for a two-hour test, to check if she still had a type of diabetes which she'd developed while pregnant.
Eventually she was taken to a separate room, where she was allowed to breastfeed in private.
It comes after fellow young mum Emily Slough from Rugeley in Staffordshire was labelled a 'tramp' on Facebook for breastfeeding in public.
Hundreds came out in support today of a mother from Staffordshire who was labelled a 'tramp' for breastfeeding her child in public.
Emily Slough was feeding her child in Rugeley when her picture was posted to Facebook.
Women from across the UK travelled to Rugeley to be at today's protest. One woman said she had been telephoned by her friend from Canada who had heard about it online.
Around 300 women turned out in Rugeley today in support of a woman who was labelled a 'tramp' for breastfeeding her daughter in public.
Similar protests are taking place in Newcastle, Milton Keynes and in Swansea.
Hundreds of people have turned out in support of a mother who was labelled a 'tramp' on Facebook for breastfeeding her daughter in public.
Similar protests are taking place at the same time in other cities and towns across the UK.
Hundreds of women are expected to breastfeed at a mass protest in Rugeley in Staffordshire after a picture of a woman breastfeeding her daughter was posted on Facebook.
In it Emily Slough was labelled a 'tramp' for feeding her daughter Matilda.
Under the Equality Act 2010 it is sex discrimination to treat a woman unfavourably because she is breastfeeding.
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