Actress Mayim Bialik, best known from her title role in the 1990s TV series Blossom and currently as Amy Farrah Fowler on The Big Bang Theory, believes in attachment parenting and extended breastfeeding. She breastfed her son Frederick until after his fourth birthday.
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Jersey Shore‘s Snooki has gone from fist pump to breast pump. Snooki has been breastfeeding her son Lorenzo but due to her filming schedule, she’s had to do a lot of pumping. On Twitter and Instagram, she has posted pictures of her new breast pump, photos of herself pumping and this cute picture of Lorenzo drinking a bottle of breast milk.
Victoria’s Secret model Doutzen Kroes also makes no secret of her breastfeeding. When nursing her son Phyllon Joy Gorré back in 2011, Kroes tweeted: “Working mom;) feeding my precious baby between pictures…” along with a link to this beautiful breastfeeding photo.
World Breastfeeding Week has been celebrating and advocating for breastfeeding since 1992. Over 170 countries are involved each year. In 2002, Lucy Lawless — best known as Xena: Warrior Princess — did a series of promotions for World Breastfeeding Week as she nursed her son, Judah.
Celebrity mom Alicia Silverstone might have been criticized by some for her bird-style feeding of her baby boy, but she’s not one to shy away from the paparazzi. The Clueless star continued to nurse Bear Blu whenever he was hungry — even when all eyes and cameras were on her.
As more and more celebrities begin to breastfeed in public, it helps pave the way for all moms to nurse wherever and whenever their baby needs it.