Breastfeeding mom’s reaction when told to cover up goes viral

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A breastfeeding mother who was told to cover up responded by literally covering up.

Carol Lockwood shared a photo of the mother in a Facebook post that has since gone viral.

Lockwood wrote in the post that the woman “was told to ‘cover up’ while feeding her baby, so she did!”

The photo shared by Lockwood shows the mother with a blanket over her head in what appears to be a restaurant. The photo was taken in Mexico, according to CBS News.

“Please share! With permission, I’ve made this post public — I’m SO over people shaming women for nursing,” wrote Lockwood, who said she doesn’t know the woman, but that she is her friend’s daughter-in-law.

Lockwood’s July 31 post has been shared more than 213,000 times, with at least 18,000 comments and 71,000 likes.

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