Campbell Reid writes:

The Daily Telegraph report is an accurate reflection of how pregnant women
treated when they travel in Sydney.

The Daily Telegraph publicised this issue after hearing the
experiences of
pregnant staff members commuting in the city.

Our report prompted an enormous response from readers and
mothers and pregnant women endorsed the view that they are
treated rudely.

In our report, when the women were offered a seat we reported that.

We chose four women for the story, three of whom were staff members,
but their
qualification for the story was their pregnancy not where they
worked. Is
Crikey suggesting that a pregnant journalist is somehow not eligible
to report
their experiences?

To read more of the experiences of pregnant Sydney women, go to

Regarding the claims by the passenger, Josh. The reporter, Evie
did not get off the bus after two stops and the bus was crowded.
Is he
suggesting that because a pregnant woman doesn’t catch his eye he
doesn’t need to offer her a seat?

Campbell Reid, Editor, The Daily Telegraph.


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