6 Pics of Moms Proudly Nursing in Public to Celebrate the 'Big Latch On' for World Breastfeeding Week (PHOTOS)

big latch onImagine 14,450 babies latching on to breastfeed all at once. That's what happened for the Big Latch On, an annual demonstration held during World Breastfeeding Week that aims to shed the stigma surrounding breastfeeding in public. 

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For this event, nearly 35,000 people in more than 30 countries gathered in designated public areas to nurse their babies or just show their support. And while all the photos are different, the common thread is that they all believe in a mom's right to breastfeed wherever she wants!

It's a sad fact that some moms today still get harassed for doing something as natural as feeding their kid. But this event shows moms are refusing to hide. Check out some of the inspiring images of this event from around the world.

 

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