Mother arrested in China for breastfeedingbaby while driving a moped
A woman has been stopped by police foraparently breastfeeding her baby while riding a moped.
The young mother was allegedly drivingthrough the streets of Yuzhou, China when she was pulled over.
Officers said she was weaving throughtraffic while holding her 18-month-old son on her lap as he breastfed, and theypulled her over before she had an accident
Witnesses have claimed they saw the mother begin to breastfeed the child whilekeeping a hand on the handlebars.
Breitbartreports that police were concerned she wasrisking her life, her son's life and the lives of all the other roadusers.
They added that if she carried on theywould take her bike away.
In June 2008, Catherine Donkers, 29, wasaccused of child endangerment for trying to breastfeed her daughter whiledriving from Detroit to Pittsburgh. She was also apparently driving without alicence.
In her defence she said using a mobile phone caused far more distraction than'nursing a child' while driving.
And in 2009 a drunken mother was breast-feeding herfive-month-old baby at the wheel when she almost crashed into a police car.
The teenager was so drunk she could notprovide a roadside breath test and was arrested at the scene in the Australiantown of Alice Springs.