(CBS) There's no longer any real debate about it: breast is best for babies.
Pediatricians agree that breast-feeding offers all kinds of health benefits. For the baby, the benefits include reduced risk of ear infections and diarrhea during childhood, as well as a lower risk of diabetes and obesity in adulthood.
For mom, breast-feeding speeds the loss of weight gained during pregnancy.
"We encourage exclusive breast-feeding for the first six months," says breast-feeding expert Dr. Sharon Mass, a Morristown, N.J. obstetrician who serves on the U.S. Breastfeeding Committee, a federal agency set up to promote breast-feeding.
But because some people continue to be embarrassed by the sight of a bare breast, where and when women breast-feed remains a controversial subject.
What's good "breast etiquette""
Is it okay to breast-feed in a restaurant? On a park bench? How about an airplane? Or at church?
Here are nine breast-feeding situations that give some women pause and make others hopping mad when challenged.
What do you think?