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Breastfeeding in Parliament: 'I'd hoped to send a message'

Australian Senator Larissa Waters has become the first politician to breastfeed in the nation's parliament.
Ms Waters, from the left-wing Greens party, fed two-month-old daughter Alia Joy during a vote on Tuesday.
She tells OS about her surprise following the international reaction and the responses of her colleagues and the Australian public.

(Photo: Senator Larissa Waters soothes baby Alia Joy after breastfeeding her during a division in the Senate Chamber at Parliament House in Canberra, Australia, 09 May 2017. Credit: EPA/MICK TSIKAS AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND OUT)

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