mod·est adj.1. Having or showing a moderate estimation of one's own talents, abilities, and value.
2. Having or proceeding from a disinclination to call attention to oneself; retiring or diffident. See Synonyms at shy1.
3. Observing conventional proprieties in speech, behavior, or dress.
4. Free from showiness or ostentation; unpretentious.
5. Moderate or limited in size, quantity, or range; not extreme: a modest price; a newspaper with a modest circulation.
- · First of all, everyone knows what you are doing. Why else would there be a blanket on your child?
- · Second, in case anyone wasn’t looking, your baby will draw attention by thrashing around wildly and making distressful noises. Hell, the heat index is over 100 degrees down here every single year. This draws everyone’s attention to you. They all know what you are doing.
- · There’s very little prep time. You put your hand under your shirt, pop a boob out, hold the edge of the shirt up, and VOILA!
- · Unless they are staring right at you, no one knows what you are doing. I have had people hold entire conversations with me without realizing that I am nursing. It just looks like you are holding your precious babe.