Bride Under Fire for Fastening Newborn to Train of Her Wedding Dress, Walking Down the Aisle

National   |   Jill Stanek   |   Jun 2, 2014   |   5:21PM   |   Washington, DC

Several news outlets, including the Daily Mail and the New York Daily News are reporting about Tennessee bride Shona Carter-Brooks, who chose to have her one-month-old baby girl as a part of her wedding ceremony in a rather unconventional way.

This is causing some to question her common sense and her ability to parent. In response to the social media storm, Brooks had some interesting comments. From the Daily Mail:

The couple… are believed to have only welcomed their little girl, Aubrey, one month before the ceremony.

babytrainThe dress… appears to have been altered to allow for the child….

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Carter-Brooks hit back at her critics in two elaborate posts on her Facebook page, saying she does not regret the decision….

‘Media Media I see how it works regardless the situation or purpose people gone (sic) have something negative to say! The answer is we do what we want, when we want, as long as Jesus on our side everything worked out fine and gona (sic) continue to be fine.’…

‘Our 1 month old was awake and well secured on my train,’ Carter-Brooks wrote. ‘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 (sic) way from small town Ripley, TN and the social media doing what they do, TALK!!!!…

‘Too bless for mess!! Thank God we aint no celebrities oops got fans, guess we is! Sign off Mr & Mrs Brooks!!’ Note: Jill Stanek fought to stop “live birth abortions” after witnessing one as an RN at Christ Hospital in Oak Lawn, Illinois. That led to the Born Alive Infants Protection Act legislation, signed by President Bush, that would ensure that proper medical care be given to unborn children who survive botched abortion attempts.