What do you have in common with Miranda Kerr and Beyonce? Quite a bit, actually, if you have breastfed or currently are breastfeeding. These fine ladies are only two of many celebs who have spoken out about how important it is. In honor of Breastfeeding Awareness Month, we’ve rounded up their greatest insights — and what they really think about breastfeeding.
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“Breastfeeding is the most natural thing...I feel like Otis should always be on my breast”
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"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."
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"When I am at work, I am pumping. I feel like a milk maid, but it is worth it."
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"[With breastfeeding] my attitude is, if someone sees a little somethin' somethin', don't look if you don't like it."
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"I eat really bland [food]—chicken noodle soup, vegetables and fish. I had to cut out milk, no tomatoes and no lettuce. You think you have to cut everything out when you're pregnant, but you really have to cut everything out when you're breastfeeding."
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“I love that I'm someone special and that I feed him. I'm the milk cow! My theory is that nursing gives you superhuman powers.”
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"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!"
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"I stay healthy by working out but not dieting, because I am a milk machine."
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“Breastfeeding should not be taboo-- and bottle feeding should not be judged-- it’s ALL fun for the whole family,”
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“I know it's a cliche, but I was eating just ridiculous amounts of food but still losing weight. I think I should just keep breastfeeding until she's 18."
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