Padma Lakshmi: In a photo shared by author, actress, model, television host and chef Padma Lakshmi, the multi-tasker is seen doing her make-up while breastfeeding her daughter Krishna Thea Lakshmi-Dell. Breast milk not only provides nutrition to babies but also protects mothers from developing high blood pressure (BP) for longer-term, suggests a study. Besides being a source of nutrition, breast milk also plays an important role in shaping a healthy oral microbiome in babies
Neha Dhupia: In an Instagram post, actress Neha Dhupia wrote, "Im also super grateful for all the amazing people in my life for making this journey easier but the truth is I know I’m not alone in feeling that there has to be a slight shift in our mentalities, in the fact that we need more facilities for breastfeeding moms with their babies or even their breast pumps ...and the only way this can happen is if we start a conversation... I want to encourage moms like you and me whether breastfeeding or not, to share their story." [sic]
Andrea Michele: Chef Kelvin Cheung shared a photo of his wife Andrea Michele breastfeeding their son Bodhi Rye. He wrote, "It's World Breastfeeding Week and boy oh boy do I have some thoughts to share. I've had the privilege of breastfeeding my son exclusively for six months and still nurse him multiple times a day at ten months old. The nutrition, antibodies, and comfort I provide Bodhi through breastfeeding makes me feel superhuman on most days...." '[sic]
Gisele Bundchen: Supermodel Gisele Bundchen's role as multitasking mom got applauds for herself getting her hair, makeup, and nails done, all while breastfeeding little Vivian. Breastfeeding is the most nutritious, natural, economical and least contaminated food that a new mother can provide to her new-born.
Natalia Vodianova: Beautiful Natalia Vodianova looks even more stunning as she performs her maternal duties. Breast milk is a rich source of essential amino acids, fats, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals and water, that is more than enough to sustain the newborn's needs in the first 6 months of life.
Heidi Montag: American television personality Heidi Montag wrote, "The greatest joy and blessing in my life. My angel has taken me to a completely new and powerful experience. More love than I could have possibly imagined! I love, support, and appreciate women more than I ever have before. The strength and heart it takes every day. It has been more rewarding than I could have dreamed. God truly had made women to be extraordinary. Thank you for capturing this majestic moment." [sic]
Alyssa Milano: Not only this picture but Alyssa Milano has shared more than three pictures to show her support for the cause. Studies also reveal the women who have breastfed are at a lower risk of developing cervical cancer compared to those who have never breastfed in their lifetime.
Liv Taylor: Liv Tyler's has posted amazing picture herself breastfeeding her daughter, Lula Rose. In an Instagram post that she shared in 2016, she wrote, "Sunday morning snuggles with my baby girl. So grateful for this precious gift." [sic]
Jaime King: In a comment on Instagram post, Jamie King wrote, "Breastfeeding should not be taboo." She shared a photo of herself nursing her baby son James saying, "These are the moments a mother lives for. Breastfeeding should not be taboo- and bottle feeding should not be judged- it's ALL fun for the whole family." [sic]
Miranda Kerr: In a 2016 Instagram post, actress Miranda Kerr wrote, "Tits party for a boy. Memories! Breastfeeding doesn't destroy the breasts." [sic]
Gwen Stefani: Gwen Stefani shared this Instagram image of herself breastfeeding her five-month-old son Apollo during a roadside stop in Switzerland
Mayim Bialik: Mayim Bialik has been an outspoken advocate for extended breastfeeding and has also shared an image of herself nursing her son Fred
As the World Breastfeeding Week comes to end, we feature a few of the celebrity moms like Neha Dhupia, Padma Lakshmi, Alyssa Milano, Gisele Bundchen, Liv Taylor who shared empowering photos of breastfeeding their little ones. All pictures/Instagram
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