Image Of New Mum Breastfeeding At Her Graduation Goes Viral



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An image of a new mum breastfeeding her baby at her graduation has gone viral online gaining over 100,000 likes on Facebook.

Jacci Sharkey, 24, posed in her graduation gown while proudly breastfeeding her six-week-old son.

She graduated from The University of the Sunshine Coast, north of Brisbane, who also posted the photo online for her.

A spokeswoman for the Uni wrote: ‘From her recent graduation, this amazing photo and message was sent to us by inspiring mum Jacci Sharkey.’

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The message from Jacci said: ‘Just wanted to share a photo from the most recent graduation that I am proud of. I’m extremely proud that with the support of the uni, during my degree I was able to have 2 babies and still finish my degree. Thanks USC!’

‘I want mums to know that they can study and also be a mum. They don’t have to give up either of them.’

Awesome stuff. Two babies and a graduation. You have no excuse!

Photo credit: Jacci Sharkey