Mixed Social Media Comments Concerning The Mom That Videotaped Herself Breastfeeding Child

A Mom has divided opinion after she was filmed breastfeeding her baby – while driving her car on the motorway. Raquel Reynolds was stuck in traffic near her home...

A Mom has divided opinion after she was filmed breastfeeding her baby – while driving her car on the motorway.

Raquel Reynolds was stuck in traffic near her home in Brisbane, Australia, when her four-month-old baby began to get hungry.

Raquel was filmed breastfeeding her four-month-old while at the wheel
Raquel was filmed breastfeeding her four-month-old while at the wheel Credit: Raquel Reynolds/Instagram

Cars were crawling along the motorway following a crash involving a tanker, so the mum-of-four decided to breastfeed – while navigating the traffic.  

The mom-of-four shared the footage to her Instagram page, where she captioned the post: “What would you do?”

In the clip she seems to try and justify her actions, saying: “Sitting in traffic and the baby’s hungry.

“So dangerous, it’s a bit crazy, what am I supposed to do.”

Raquel was caught in tailbacks after a crash involving a tanker
Raquel was caught in tailbacks after a crash involving a tanker Credit: Raquel Reynolds/Instagram

Raquel’s decision has divided opinion online, with some mums saying they’d have done the same, while others claimed she should have been more prepared.

Commenting on social media, one person said: “I would have done
the same Kuz. Glad you’re OK.”

Another wrote: “I would have done the exact same anything for our babies.

Raquel tried to navigate feeding her baby and the traffic at the same time
Raquel tried to navigate feeding her baby and the traffic at the same time Credit: 9 News

“I would move mountains for my son and step-daughter.”

While a third said: “Honestly I would have done the same… what a hard predicament to be in…

“Perhaps express and have a bottle handy just in case you’re stuck…”

Raquel's decision has divided opinion online and sparked a debate
Raquel’s decision has divided opinion online and sparked a debate Credit: Raquel Reynolds/Instagram

Despite some mums admitting they have would have made the same decision, in the UK it’s illegal for children to travel in cars without a car seat.

Gov.uk says: “Children must normally use a child car seat until they’re 12 years old or 135 centimetres tall, whichever comes first.

“Children over 12 or more than 135cm tall must wear a seat belt.”

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