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Parliament member talks at podium while breastfeeding her baby

By Mason White 1:45 PM October 19, 2016
Unnur Bra Konradsdottir with her baby 

By: Chan Yuan
(Scroll down for video) A parliament member in Iceland, is making headlines over her decision to breastfeed her baby in front of her colleagues.

Unnur Bra Konradsdottir, who is an MP and belongs to the centre-right Independence Party, brought her baby with her to work.

Konradsdottir said that she sponsored a bill on immigration, which was being debated in parliament. A representative asked a question about the proposal that she had put forward and she had to respond.

However, Konradsdottir had one issue. She was breastfeeding her six-week-old daughter at the time that she was asked to address the parliament.

Konradsdottir said that she could have yanked her baby away from her breasts and hand her over to a colleague, but that would have caused her baby to be fussy and to cry.

Instead, she decided to continue to breastfeed her baby as she stood up to speak in parliament in front of television cameras.

The mother-of-three spoke for about one minute in the debate on immigration while breastfeeding her baby and nobody seemed be care.