A MUM 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 [/caption]
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 mum-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 [/caption]
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 [/caption]
“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 [/caption]
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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