A mother of two became & # 39; angry and ashamed & # 39; left after she was told & # 39; to stop breastfeeding & # 39; with her baby on a Ryanair flight.
Rachel Duffy, 40, was on a flight from Faro Airport, Portugal, on May 15, when she began feeding the seven-month-old son Noah.
The mother, from Barnsley, South Yorkshire, said she decided to feed him when she ascended because she would read online that it would help prevent Noah & # 39; s ears from popping.
Mrs. Duffy said she was then approached by a steward who told her to stop and then & # 39; waited for her to be unlocked and recovered & # 39; even though she had no problems when she fled him to Portugal ten days earlier enter.
Rachel Duffy, 40, left and said she was furious after being told to stop breastfeeding the seven-month-old son Noah during a Ryanair flight from Portugal to Manchester. She is pictured left and right with her son on vacation
Mrs. Duffy, pictured with Noah and 14-year-old son Nathan, said she wanted to feed her baby while taking off because she could prevent his ears from cracking
The mother added that 10 days earlier she had not had any problems with breastfeeding during a flight from Manchester. Her sons Nathan and Noah are proposed for the plane
She said: & # 39; I got on the plane and sat down on the seat and tied Noah to my lap with the two supplied belt extensions.
& # 39; Noah moaned so I closed him on my chest, as I had read that sucking would be good to prevent his ears from cracking and it would stop him from disturbing the rest of the flight.
& # 39; Then the airmaster came to me and told me that I could not feed my son, which was shocking because I had been fine with the Ryanair flight 10 days earlier.
The mother of two said that Noah, pictured, continued to cry while the flight attendant waited for her to be recovered before she left
& # 39; The steward stood up and watched as I struggled to sit up my baby – who started to cry – and stopped there until I had dressed myself again.
& # 39; I was really shocked, upset and embarrassed about the situation – I kept breastfeeding during the rest of the flight, but I was told to stop again before landing.
& # 39; It has made me incredibly anxious and nervous about flying again – and I will not do that with Ryanair. & # 39;
Mrs Duffy adds: & # 39; When I flew from Manchester to Portugal, I was allowed to breastfeed on a Ryanair flight during takeoff and landing.
& # 39; Nobody said anything to me, not even when they checked the seat belts.
& # 39; Among other people who advised me to do that, I assumed it would have been good for me to feed on the flight home.
& Luckily for the rest of the flight from Portugal to Manchester I wasn't told to stop breastfeeding – but I was told again when the plane started landing.
& # 39; It has made me very angry and others I have spoken to are disgusted by Ryanair.
& # 39; It made our flight very difficult and uncomfortable. & # 39;
She was traveling with Noah and her eldest son Nathan, 14, as well as her sister-in-law, Rachel Hey, 34, who is 32 weeks pregnant.
Mrs. Duffy was traveling with the pregnant sister-in-law Rachel Hey, 34, pictured left with her during the vacation, who said she & # 39; disgust & # 39; was against treatment
Mrs. Hey said: & The whole thing was disgusting – there was no communication, the manager was just abrupt and said & # 39; do not feed & # 39 ;.
& # 39; There was no elaboration, apology or even remark that she would continue to feed during the flight.
& # 39; The steward stood there and saw how Rachel was unlocked and that there was no privacy or dignity.
& # 39; The same thing happened with the landing – there was no compassion on a screaming, restless baby and a panicked mother.
& # 39; I am 32 weeks pregnant and it completely frees me from breastfeeding in public – and I will definitely not fly with Ryanair. & # 39;
A Ryanair spokesperson said: & # 39; Breastfeeding mothers are very welcome on board our flights. & # 39;
MailOnline has approached Ryanair for further comments.
Mrs. Duffy, pictured with her sons, said she would not fly Ryanair again while the airline said she & # 39; was breastfeeding on board & # 39; welcomed
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