New Zealand Speaker Trevor Mallard Cradles and Feeds MP Tamati Gerald Coffey’s Baby in Parliament; View Adorable Pics
New Zealand Speaker Trevor Mallard Feeds MP's Baby in Parliament (Photo Credits: Twitter/@SpeakerTrevor)

Wellington, August 21: New Zealand Speaker, Trevor Mallard, on Wednesday cradled a lawmaker's baby while he presided a debate at the Parliament. This act of kindness is winning the internet with netizens praising Mallard for his kind gesture. The speaker also tweeted a photo of himself feeding MP Tamati Gerald Coffey's baby boy with a heartwarming caption. Hockey Player Breastfeeding Her Baby During Game Break Garners Both Positive And Negative Views.

"Normally the Speaker's chair is only used by Presiding Officers but today a VIP took the chair with me. Congratulations @tamaticoffey and Tim on the newest member of your family," Mallard wrote. Heartwarming Photo of a Father Feeding His Baby Daughter Goes Viral, Kickstarts Discussion on Equal Role of Parents in Raising Children

New Zealand Speaker Trevor Mallard Cradles and Feeds Baby:

Twitteratis were delighted by Speaker's jovial act and flooded his post with their comments. "This is the real nanny state. Good on ya," a user wrote. "This is something wonderful that is just a pleasure to see happening in our parliament," another said.

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Tamati Coffey is MP for Waiariki. He announced the birth of his son Tutanekai Smith-Coffey in July. Tutanekai was born via a surrogate mother, reported BBC, adding that the baby is the biological son of Tamati Coffey's partner, Tim Smith.