“Can you give mommy a cue? Are you hungry?” 21-year-old Alexis Neiers cooed to her crying newborn in the middle of a faux-upscale restaurant in Los Angeles last month. “When she puts her hands in her mouth, she’s hungry. Right now, she’s just tired. Maybe a little constipated.”
None of the other diners paid much attention to Neiers — former reality TV star, recovering addict and convicted felon — as she pulled her daughter, Harper, to her breast and began to feed the 3-week-old.
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