Mom Inundated With Creepy Messages From Men After Sharing Breastfeeding Photos Online | 22 Words

A mom has created a social media firestorm after revealing the creepy messages she receives from sharing breastfeeding snaps online.

This is definitely the most horrible thing you'll see today...

Now, breastfeeding is one of the most natural things that we parents can do for our children...

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And it provides them with the nutrients and vitamins that they so desperately need in their early years.

Scientifically, children only need to be breastfed in their first 2 years...

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The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends exclusive breastfeeding for about 6 months and continued breastfeeding for 1 year or longer.

Women have become more and more open about breastfeeding over the last few years...

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And no longer is it as stigmatized as it was a few decades ago when women were literally shamed for breastfeeding their child in public.

But that's not to say there still isn't work to do...

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Especially when it comes to people who continue to sexualize breastfeeding.

Well, one woman has been on the receiving end of countless unsolicited messages after sharing breastfeeding pictures online...

And people have had a lot to say about it.

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Thirty-eight-year-old Misty Lang from Seattle is the mom to 3 sets of twins...

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And while studying to become a doctor, she is passionate about normalizing breastfeeding.

She says she can pump more than forty ounces of breast milk in one sitting.

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So, wanting to put it to good use, in 2008, she decided to start donating her milk.

But it seemed her kind gesture attracted some unwanted attention from men with so-called "breastfeeding fetishes."

Many of whom would pose as women and slide into Misty's DMs.

Misty - who says she receives dozens of messages a week online - considers the intrusive messages to be sexual harassment...

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And believes that sexualizing breastfeeding is damaging and only adds to the stigma.

One man even offered Misty over $5000 to be breastfed, and that's not all...

Others have even gone as far as to pose as women or fathers whose partners need breastfeeding advice in an attempt to get close to her.

"I've had an excess supply of breastmilk since my first twins were born. I was contacted by a breastfeeding fetishist when I decided to donate my milk," Misty explained.

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"These men are 'volume chasers' and are attracted to the idea of a woman who makes an excessive amount of breast milk at once. Since I have unusually large breasts and can pump forty ounces in one sitting, I am their wet dream come true."

She continued...

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"I've received d**k pictures and requests or demands for topless photos and pumping or feeding videos. There have even been offers of money to breastfeed directly from me."

Some will stop at nothing to try and get photos from her...

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"A few of these men have gotten creative in an attempt to extract information and photos from me. They pretend to be women or fathers whose wives need breastfeeding help, and one even pretended to be a research scientist. "I see it as sexual harassment. Breastfeeding or not, no one should receive unsolicited lewd messages and photos from anyone."

Just because she is posting breastfeeding photos online... it doesn't mean people can sexualize her and send unsolicited messages.

Period. For more on this topic, scroll on to find out why one mom was criticized for breastfeeding her 4-year-old...