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http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-3590879/Your-breastfeeding-kill-mum-told-nursing-swimming-pool-pool-boss-sexually-harassed-reporter.html "When Victoria Hodgson took her four-month-old daughter Amelia to the local swimming pool one summers day and realised that she was hungry, she instinctively did the most natural thing in the world. But as Mrs Hodgson discreetly slipped down one side of her tankini top and fed her baby, she had no idea she was about to enter into the most extraordinary battle with the authorities. For soon the young mother was to find that her legal right to breastfeed her child was to be repeatedly denied by the officials who ran Western Pool in Peel on the Isle of Man. They claimed she was breaching rules forbidding food or drink in the pool and, even more ludicrously, asserted that by exposing a breast she was posing a risk to life because young lifeguards would be fascinated and distracted with the risk almost certain to result in fatality or disabling injury. And when 33-year-old Mrs Hodgson went to an elected official who ran the pool in the hope of getting an apology, he instead responded, according to her husband, by saying that public breastfeeding shouldnt be allowed because old boys might get excited if an old bird gets her t**s out. Now, two years on, the mother of four has won a landmark legal battle against the pool." "When the MoS contacted Mr Davison, he asked whether the 16-year-old guys who were lifeguarding at that time would really want to see a woman breastfeeding. He also lewdly suggested to our female reporter: They might like to see yours. "