Apology to mum breastfeeding in pool

A holiday park in Northamptonshire has apologised to mum after she was asked to stop breastfeeding her baby in their swimming pool.

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Mum made to feel 'ashamed' over breastfeeding in pool

A mum who was asked to stop breastfeeding in a swimming pool in Northamptonshire said she was made to feel "ashamed".

Holly Mayes said: "I felt like I was ashamed because I felt like I was being made to feel like I was doing something wrong, and I wasn't. I was doing something that was natural and I wanted to do it for my baby."

Nick Allen, general manager of Billing Aquadrome said: "As a family friendly leisure location it's the most natural thing in the world, of course we'll support that, it was purely on a health and safety background that we advised her she maybe better off actually breastfeeding outside of the pool."

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