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Mom Asked to Leave a Women-Only Gym for Breastfeeding


Mom Asked to Leave a Women-Only Gym for Breastfeeding

Just days after a technology teacher accused a Colorado school of firing her for pumping during breaks, a Houston-area mother is now finding herself at the center of another heated breastfeeding debate.

Penny Montgomery-Schlanser claims she was asked to leave the Pure Fitness for Women gym after breastfeeding her infant son in the “Kid’s Club” childcare area of the gym. "The top half of my shirt was covered and [my son] was over the bottom half covering everything else," she said. "I was nursing on the right side, and all the children were to the left."

A gym representative claims they only asked her to move to another area of the gym because there were other children in the room, including an 11 year old boy, where Penny was breastfeeding.

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