Sports Illustrated model Mara Martin caused quite the stir on social media after she was photographed walking the runway while breastfeeding her baby.
However, she had a strong message to those who shaded her and any other woman, for breastfeeding in public.
Taking to her Instagram account, Martin explained how she was shocked to see she made headlines for breastfeeding her baby girl.
"I can’t believe I am waking up to headlines with me and my daughter in them for doing something I do every day. It is truly so humbling and unreal to say the least. I’m so grateful to be able to share this message and hopefully normalize breastfeeding and also show others that women CAN DO IT ALL!" she wrote on Instagram.
Martin added that she was shocked to find she and her daughter made headlines. According to the beautiful model, breastfeeding in public was not something that should have been newsworthy.
In fact, she went on to list several other stories that happened over the weekend that were much more important than her feeding her baby on the runway.
Read Martin's full message in the Instagram post below:
Martin's post received a positive reactions from people who stand for normalizing breastfeeding. Social media user Raeforrb wrote: "You are absolutely amazing!! Way to show the world breastfeeding is beautiful."
"Completely beautiful, not only the photos but your way of seeing the world and doing the natural, completely normal" another Instagram user commented.
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