Michelle Obama is rocking our world this week, but we also need to give a special mention to Icelandic lawmaker Unnur Bra Konradsdottir.
The 42-year-old just created a very special piece of history: she has become the first person in Iceland to breastfeed while delivering a parliamentary speech.
The MP was nursing her daughter during a discussion about an immigration law on Wednesday, when she was asked to step up to the podium and give her remarks.
So, what did she do? She stood up, walked to the podium and, while still nursing her six-week-old baby, she did her job.
In an interview given later, to Agence France-Presse, Unnur said: “She was hungry and I had not expected to go to the pulpit…So, I either had to tear the baby girl off me and leave her crying with the MP sitting next to me, or just take her with me; and I thought it would cause less disturbance to take her with me.”
“It’s like any job: you’ve got to do what you’ve got to do. It is the most natural thing in the world,” she added.
While the incident itself may represent a national first, Unnur’s little one is said to regularly attend important debates with her.
Fair play to her.