With DD i NEVER nursed in public. I am a very shy and conservative person. we supplemented with formula from beginning cuz she was tongue tied until her one week checkup so couldn't get a good latch. then when we were out in public i formula fed her and if wasn't able to send enough pumped bm to the baby sitter she would use formula if need be.
so the fight with myself is that i keep thinking to myself and considering i may try to bf in public. just the thought kinda terrifies me. but if Addisyn starts bfing well and i don't have to supplement i'd like to. we used the pre measured formula packs and just a bottle of water. that was much easier than dealing with the cool pack of expressed bm. and i saved the expressed bm for the babysitter when back at work.
i just don't know if i'll be able to bring myslelf to whip out the boob at the dinner table at a restaurant or something if it came to it. thought i'm trying to convince myself.
my state allows bfing moms to nurse in any public place, but i RARELY see it actually happen. that's one reason why i think i have the issue with myself doing. i'm not the kind of person to be able to shrug off the stares i know i'll get.