Alex Campion takes part in the #PumpItUp photo shoot in Hong Kong to promote breastfeeding in public. Photo: Brian Smeets

Breastfeeding Hong Kong mothers, inspired by Rachel McAdams, ask for acceptance

  • A group of mothers gathered in Central business district for a glamorous photo shoot, inspired by the actress who pumped milk during a fashion shoot
  • They want to normalise breastfeeding and pumping breast milk in Hong Kong, where a stigma still surrounds these activities
Topic |   Health and wellness

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Alex Campion takes part in the #PumpItUp photo shoot in Hong Kong to promote breastfeeding in public. Photo: Brian Smeets
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The #Ittasteslikelove campaign aims to normalise breastfeeding in Hong Kong, where 40 per cent of women who nurse in public say they experience negative reactions to it. The photo shoot was done as part of the campaign. Photo: Eva Thieulle (Eva Portraits)
LT Thomas
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LT Thomas

Hong Kong culture isn’t to blame for the stigma of breastfeeding in public. Misogyny is

  • If health authorities are serious about their stated aim to encourage breastfeeding, then more must be done to make it easier for women in nurse in public. This means normalising breastfeeding in a city too used to sexualising a woman’s body

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The #Ittasteslikelove campaign aims to normalise breastfeeding in Hong Kong, where 40 per cent of women who nurse in public say they experience negative reactions to it. The photo shoot was done as part of the campaign. Photo: Eva Thieulle (Eva Portraits)
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