You would think that a doctor’s office would be a safe place to breast-feed your child. But one Texas mom found out differently while in the waiting room of her obstetrician/gynecologist.

Erin Pena of Lubbock, Texas, says she was asked to stop nursing in public after waiting for about an hour for her 4-month-old son’s vaccination appointment.

Pena told NBC affiliate KCBD that one of the female employees in the office repeatedly told her she needed to find another place to breast-feed. “She told me very sternly, Erin, You need to go to the bathroom or go to another room,” says Pena.



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