Just so @frenchielove. I think the mother did the right thing, BUT what about the rest of the selfish, able-bodied passengers? I automatically vacate my seat if I think that someone needs it and I once asked a train carriage full of perfectly able people (mostly men) to give up their seat for a heavily pregnant woman as I was already standing.
If a democracy cannot change its mind, it ceases to be a democracy. David Davis, Conservative MP