Prior to his trip, contacted the canadian Stephanie VandenBerg airline Air Canada to get good advice in relation to travel with her baby.
But according to the mother sounded on the council, she should breastfeed her son on the toilet.
Top of the message tweetede she his fury out on the social media.
'Dear Air Canada: It is never okay to recommend that a woman breastfeeding her infant on a flytoilet. I will not refer to your care to discuss this further', wrote Stephanie VandenBerg, daily emergency room doctor, among other things, in his tweet.
'If you would like to eat your dinner there, please be my guest, but my young son will not be there with you'.
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Dear @AirCanada: It is never okay to recommend a woman breastfeed her infant in an airplane lavatory. Nor would I like to be referred to your medical line two discuss this further. If you would like to eat your dinner there, by all means, but my infant son will not be joining you— Stephanie VandenBerg (@StephVDBG) March 4, 2019
Stephanie VandenBergs tweet quickly received support from other mothers, where it has been like over 15000 user, received over 2800 comments, and shared more than 3000 times.
People are outraged over Air Canada's reaction, but according to Air Canada, supporting the breastfeeding in the aircraft seat.
They correspond, among other things:
'Hello, Stephanie, we can confirm that we support breastfeeding on board our aircraft, and you are welcome to take care of your baby wherever you feel comfortable on board.'
the Canadian claim, however, that it was over a phone conversation, that she was asked to breastfeed in the restroom.
While several users were scarified, there were also some, who confirmed that they had seen it on board at Air Canada.
'Wow. It happened repeatedly to me on Air Canada, when my girls were small, but I refused and gave them my seat, even though the airline threatened to remove me', says Deirdre Ayre.
'My girls are adults now. I thought that the procedure had changed'.
On Air Canada's website confirms the support for breastfeeding wherever mothers want to do it on board, and The Independent says a representative:
- We have a long-term policy on with pride to support breastfeeding on board our aircraft.