Breastfeeding is a wonderful way for mothers to feed their children. But on the other hand, one must remember that it is not the only way for a mom to feed her kids, and some ladies are simply unable to feed them like that.
But as far as breastfeeding goes, there are lots of people who sing its praises. That is because moms and babies can both benefit from doing it. Some women do it because it helps their little ones stay healthy.
Lots of well-known celebrities have been very vocal about why they chose to nurse their babies. Here are just a few of them.
10 Chrissy Teigen
Chrissy Teigen is no stranger to causing controversy when it comes to breastfeeding, and she does not care what anyone thinks about how she feeds her children. The famous mother of two doesn’t exactly keep her parenting methods private.
Chrissy once posted an image of herself nursing online, and she was met with some very negative comments. But since she does not let that phase her, she decided to post another photo of it, but she made that one a bit more interesting. She posed in the nude, proving that she really doesn’t care what anyone thinks about what she does.
9 Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi
Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi was recently in some hot water, but it was not actually about her choosing to breastfeed her child. She recently found herself receiving lots of negative backlash when she posted a picture of herself on social media.
The problem with the image was that it showed her drinking wine, which is not something recommended for any mother who's nursing; that may not be healthy for the baby. The fact that she happened to be holding the baby in the image only made the reaction worse. As one would imagine, she didn’t receive much positive feedback from her followers after posting that image.
8 Alyssa Milano
There have been many times when Alyssa Milano has proved that she supports women who choose to breastfeed. The former Charmed star has even been known to post images of herself doing it, which is something many celebrity mothers have done. She posted a photo of herself nursing her daughter, Elizabella.
The actress has made it very clear that she does not care what others think when it comes to how she chooses to feed her children. She has even spoken about taking part in extended breastfeeding in the past. “I’m going to keep breastfeeding, maybe even until she’s 6,” said Milano.
7 Tess Holliday
Tess Holliday breastfeeds, and it seems like she really wants everyone to know about it. The bold mother took part in a march for women a couple of years ago. While she was there, she decided that that was a great time to nurse her baby.
Like many other famous moms, the model took to Instagram to post the image of herself nursing her child at the march. Some of her followers took this as an opportunity to let her know that they did not approve of some of the choices she has been making as a mother. She responded rather quickly, and of course she defended herself and her decision to nurse her son at the event.
6 America Ferrera
America Ferrera is another celebrity mother who clearly does not have any issues when it comes to breastfeeding. The famous mom is yet another well-known person who has actually been in public while breastfeeding, and she believes that society shouldn’t be so hard on other women who do it.
The actress has a rather interesting story about the first time she nursed her child in public. They went to a famous museum because she wanted to get them both out of the house, and she thought there would be a space for moms to nurse their babies. But she was very surprised to find out that they didn’t have any such space. America then had to nurse him in the cafeteria.
5 Alanis Morissette
There is a stigma around breastfeeding, and Alanis Morissette, who breastfeeds, is here to destroy it. The famous mom is trying to get the rest of society to share her views on nursing children.
The mom caught a lot of attention when she took to Instagram one day to post an image of herself and her son. In the image, it is extremely clear that he is being nursed, so it was bold of her to post a photo like that. The singer also tagged lots of Instagram accounts that share her beliefs on the fact that breastfeeding is something that is awesome and natural.
4 Kristen Bell
Kristen Bell seems to be loving motherhood, and she is also a pretty big fan of breastfeeding. The actress had not always had an easy time with it, but that hasn’t stopped her.
Bell is killing it as a mom, but things have not always been easy. She has been very open about her struggles, as well as what she goes through since choosing to nurse her kids. Kristen has some interesting words for those who don’t want to see women breastfeed their kids. “Are you against feeding children? It’s not even an issue, or the fact that it is an issue is comical to me,” said Kristen.
3 Mila Kunis
Mila Kunis was shamed for nursing her child in public, but she took the criticism very well. The actress and her husband, Ashton Kutcher, were very surprised when they started getting some rather unpleasant reactions from those around them when she began nursing in public.
The actress thinks that society is too hard on women who choose to nurse out in the open, and she wants more people to realize how natural it is. Mila has some really easy and simple advice for people to follow if they don’t want to see others nursing in public. “If it’s not for you, don’t look,” said Mila.
2 Thandie Newton
Thandie Newton is one of numerous famous people who have made it very clear that she supports breastfeeding, and she does it herself. The actress also believes that women should be able to choose what they want to do with their own bodies
A few years ago, the actress took a photo of herself with one of her children and posted it online. In the image, she was nursing him, and it looks like he was having a calm nap. The actress added an interesting caption to the image. “This is what my body is made for. And the rest is my choice,” said Thandie.
1 Gwen Stefani
Gwen Stefani shared a very personal image with her fans on social media, and it was one that showed her breastfeeding. The singer was feeding Apollo, who is the youngest of the three children she shares with fellow musician Gavin Rossdale.
In the photo, it is very obvious that she’s not trying to cause a scene, or make a big deal out of nothing. It is just a simple photo of Gwen and her son sharing a very important and beautiful moment with one another. Gwen looked very happy in the photo, so apparently breastfeeding has gone well for the rockstar mom.