A Bride Tied Her Baby To Her Wedding Dress And Dragged Her Down The Aisle

A Tennessee woman has come under fire for her decision to attach her newborn daughter to the train of her wedding dress and drag her as she walked down the aisle.

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A couple wanted their month-old daughter to actively participate in their wedding, so they made her the center of attention - by attaching her to the train of the bride's dress and literally dragging her down the aisle

A Tennessee woman is under fire for attaching her 1-month-old daughter to the train of her wedding dress. Shona Carter-Brooks decided that she wanted her daughter to be a part of the wedding, and while there were probably other options for the baby, she and her husband Johnathan Brooks decided that they would tie her to the train of her dress and drag her down the aisle.

Most attendees thought the decision to attach the baby to the wedding dress was tasteful and sweet, but once video and pictures surfaced online, Carter-Brooks received some harsh critcism.

Shona Carter-Brooks defended the unconventional decision, saying in a Facebook post that the month-old baby, named Aubrey, was "awake and well-secured" and that she was "covered by Christ"

Baby Aubrey was one-month-old when she was dragged down the aisle of a Tennessee church on the back of her mother's wedding gown

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Carter-Brooks responded to her critics on Facebook, explaining how she decided to attach baby Aubrey to the dress: "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."

One of the bride’s Facebook friends reportedly commented that the moment made her tear up

“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,” wrote Pamela Stone.

Shona Carter-Brooks, who has another daughter, wrote that people will always "have something negative to say". Her full post:

The wedding dress appears to have been altered to allow for the little girl

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"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!!!!"

No video from the wedding has been released, so it's not clear how quickly the baby was brought down the aisle or if she was jostled from the dress

Online critics say the stunt was dangerous for the welfare of baby Aubrey

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There are no reports of injuries to the child. Meanwhile, Shona Carter-Brooks declined a request for comment. “Understood everyone entitled to their own opinion so all I have to say is God bless you!” she said by email.

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