Woman and infant daughter

Breastfeeding is as old as biblical times, so when a South Carolina mom was asked to leave church service to finish nursing her child in a bathroom stall, it didn’t sit well with her.

Amanda Zilliken took to Facebook after being asked to leave her church’s service and led to a bathroom where she finished nursing her baby.

“I just got kicked out of church for breastfeeding with a cover on and directed to the bathroom,” she writes. “Shame on you, Elevation.”

I just got kicked out of church for breastfeeding with a cover on and directed to the bathroom ….. Shame on you elevation

Zilliken has been a member of Elevation Church in Ballantyne, an upscale neighborhood in Charlotte, North Carolina, since 2015. This was the first time she encountered criticism for nursing during church.

“I told [the volunteer] it was wrong to pull me out of the Word of God to take me to a restroom,” Zilliken tells HuffPost Parents. “Her response was just, ’Honey, my job as…

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