Mom ties baby to wedding dress, controversy erupts (PHOTO)
JACKSON, Tenn. — A mom is defending her decision to strap her 1-month old baby to the train of her dress during her recent wedding ceremony.
Shona Carter-Brooks apparently attached the daughter to her dress for the wedding. The Daily Mail says the Vera Wang dress appears to have been altered to allow for the child. Photos of the incident spread on social media, with many comments suggesting that the stunt could have been harmful to the baby.
Carter-Brooks hasn’t spoken with the media about the incident, but in two Facebook posts, she lashed out at critics, saying:
People questioning what we do, commenting all negative, and just doing the most. We good though we covered by the Blood which never loose its power. So to the media, radio, news, and whomever else wanting to talk about what WE do here you go: Media Media I see how it works regardless the situation or purpose people gone have something negative to say! The answer is we do what we want when we want long as Jesus on our side everything worked out fine and gone continue to be fine. Our 1 month old was awake and well secured on my train. Most important while yall got ya feelings in us we had our hearts in Christ which covers all!! So keep ya mouths running for it was just that Exclusive and Epic enough we made top blog way from small town Ripley, TN and the social media doing what they do, TALK!!!!
A friend who apparently attended the wedding wrote:
“Shona and Johnathan Brooks your wedding was super perfect from the groom and his men and you and your diva’s baby you rock the gown and the princess tagging behind you it brought tears to my eyes. Regardless of anybody else dream your’s came true. I loved it and thank you for inviting me.”