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Breastfeeding Inspiration from Celebrity Moms
by Jacqueline Tourville
| Posted 1 year ago
"The first time we went out to a restaurant... I had a Hooter Hider on and this guy walks by and was like, 'Ughhh.' He was just disgusted. I was like, 'You didn't get enough hugs when you were little.'"
on how she nurses her first child
, daughter Willow, anywhere, anytime.
"Breastfeeding has been one of the best experiences of my life. I love it! I can't stop! I think I'm going to breastfeed him until he goes to college! I'm hooked!"
—Singing superstar Shakira on breastfeeding her first child
, son Milan.
"The only time he cries is if he's hungry. We all have nipples. I don't care who I offend; my baby wants to eat. If I can't get a cover over me quick enough, so be it."
—Actress and Anger Management
star Selma Blair on nursing in public
with son Arthur Saint.
"I think it gives you superhuman powers."
, singer, fashion designer, and superhero, breastfed her two sons
, Kingston and Zuma.
"When I see how much good it is doing her, I can't stop."
—Movie star Salma Hayek proudly breastfed
her daughter Valentina for more than 15 months.
"My attitude is, if someone sees a little somethin' somethin', don't look if you don't like it."
—Reality TV star Kourtney Kardashian
on her no-nonsense approach to nursing son Mason and daughter Penelope
"I lost most of my weight from breastfeeding and I encourage women to do it; it's just so good for the baby and good for yourself."
—Singer Beyoncé breastfed daughter Blue Ivy
, her first child with music mogul husband, Jay-Z.
"All I ever heard was everyone bitch about [nursing]—nobody ever said, 'You are not going to believe how emotional this is.' It's like, I'll say I'm going to stop, and then I'm in there, feeding her."
—Actress Jennifer Garner nursed daughters Violet and Seraphina
, and the newest addition to the Garner-Affleck clan, son, Samuel
"It's like two little liposuction machines on you... they suck the fat out of you. They call it the 'double football hold.' You hold one here, and here, like two footballs… They're doing God's work right there, helping me return to my birth weight."
star Julie Bowen on nursing her twin boys
, John and Gus.
"I thought, you read all of the stuff in magazines like, 'Oh, I breastfed my baby and I am so skinny now' [but] I am breast-feeding my baby and I am not getting any skinnier!"
—Actress Jenna Fischer talked baby weight and breastfeeding
at her first red carpet event after giving birth to son Weston.
"[I breastfed him] a good 18 months. That baby never even saw a bottle. He went everywhere with me—premieres, award shows. I would just find a back room and hook him up."
—Jada Pinkett Smith remembers life as a nursing mom
to son Jaden, now 14. Pinkett Smith also breastfed Jaden's little sister, Willow.
"I am breastfeeding and pumping. When I am at work, I am pumping. I feel like a milk maid, but it is worth it."
—Model Miranda Kerr nursed son Flynn
, her first child with husband Orlando Bloom.
"I am still breastfeeding and it is going well. Being raised on a ranch, you see what it does for the babies and their health. Kase has been perfectly healthy; he's never had a cold or anything. So it's been good. I hate pumping with a passion though!"
—Singer, songwriter, actress, and now author, Jewel
, is a busy mom
to one-year-old son Kase with rodeo cowboy husband, Ty Murray.
"If I were having to pump, it wouldn't work. I don't get that much when I pump. When he nurses directly, it's no problem. Supply and demand."
—Actress and math whiz, Danica McKellar
, breastfed her son
Draco until he was 2.5 years old.
"I know some children who have weaned naturally at two years, some kids wean naturally a couple of years later. I mean, it's up to every child."
—Singer and proponent of child-led weaning, Alanis Morissette continues to nurse
her first child, son Ever Imre.