The power of the mamas is mighty!
Here is the response from Alice Jewell, the director of the McKenna Children's Museum in new Braunfel's, where my friends were bothered about nursing in public:
you for your email regarding breastfeeding at the McKenna Children's Museum.
The Museum's breastfeeding policy states that under Texas law, a mother is
entitled to breastfeed her baby in any location in which the mother is
authorized to be. McKenna Children's Museum welcomes mothers who want to
breastfeed in the Museum. McKenna Children's Museum has a privacy area
available or mothers may breastfeed in any public location of the Museum. If a
patron complains about a mother who is breastfeeding, Museum staff will kindly
explain that breastfeeding is permitted in the Museum pursuant to Texas law and
suggest to that customer that he or she relocate to another section of the
Museum. All staff have been informed and educated about this policy.
Woo hoo! Nice work, everyone.
I look forward to taking the kids down to New Braunfels as soon as we get a chance. I think they'll have a lot of fun and I will be extra happy to visit, knowing the director has listened to – and supports – customers and future customers, alike.