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People are nosy. If you need to get away to nurse or pump, it is really no one's business why you might need an extra break or to clear a room. If asked, instead of going into detail which might nake you uncomfortable, for example people asking you if the baby is with you when you pull out bottles or bring out a big handbag, you can use some of the following vague explanations: motherly duties, private time or even medical issuesor medical needs. Using these phrases gives the listener the idea that you do not want to talk about it with them without being rude.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|