Public breastfeeding is legal in most states, but mothers who try to do it are sometimes made to feel like boobs.
Artist and mom Jill Miller wants to change that with The Milk Truck, a modified pink, red, and blue ice cream truck with a giant breast on top that serves as a mobile safe place for women who want to feed their children without dealing with society's sneers and jeers.
Miller's Milk Truck works like this: Whenever a nursing mom feels discouraged, harassed, or unwelcome to breastfeed her baby in public, she summons The Milk Truck by tweeting her location @PghMilkTruck. The truck then arrives at the location of the woman in need and provides her with a shelter for feeding her baby.
"The woman feeds her child, the shopkeeper who harassed her feels like a dweeb, and the truck does what it does best -- creates a spectacle. (Which is, incidently, the very thing that the shopkeeper thought he was trying to avoid. Alas, some people have to learn the hard way.)" Miller wrote in her successful Kickstarter proposal last year that helped her raise more than $15,000 for the cause.
The Milk Truck has traveled as far as Toronto and Miller sees the day when there are similar trucks around the country.