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12 Celebrity Moms Who Advocate Breastfeeding


The most awesome power of stars is how they bring attention to important issues--like the health benefits of breastfeeding and women's right to do it where and when they see fit. Here are 12 high-profile moms who nurse loud and proud!

1. Sharing the Wealth

Earth mama Alicia Sliverstone has been photographed nursing her son Bear Blu while out and about, but it was her "Kind Mama Milk Share,” idea, a breastmilk-sharing option for vegan moms, that made her stand out as a breastfeeding star!

2. Boobylicious

When Beyonce does something, the world watches. So it’s no doubt Queen Bey helped boost breastfeeding’s popularity when she was photographed nursing her newborn baby girl Blue Ivy at a New York restaurant.

3. Major Lactivist

Super-smart mom Mayim Bialik is a Certified Lactation Educator who has not been shy talking about her experience of extended breastfeeding with her two sons.

4. Sweet Emotions

About her love of nursing, actress Jennifer Garner told Allure magazine, “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.”

5. Victoria’s Got No Secrets

Leave it to Miranda Kerr to make breastfeeding look gorgeously glam. She introduced son Flynn to the world by tweeting a beautiful photo (taken by hot hubby Orlando Bloom) of her nursing the newborn.

6. Photo Op Oops

Tori Spelling has talked openly about breastfeeding her children (and her breast-implant regrets). Her husband Dean McDermott even accidently tweeted a photo of Tori’s boobs! (Of course typical Tori wasn’t even fazed!)

7. Milk to Go Around

Salma Hayek famously nursed another mom’s hungry infant during a goodwill trip to Sierra Leone.

8. A Love Affair

Kourtney Kardashian wrote a beautiful piece about her “love affair with breastfeeding” for all to read after her son Mason weaned.

9. So What?!

Rockin’ mom Pink almost got in a fistfight with a guy who made a nasty comment as he walked by while she was breastfeeding her adorable daughter, Willow, under a cover, at a restaurant.

10. Secret Signal

Maggie Gyllenhaal was not shy about breastfeeding her first daughter, Ramona, in a New York City park. She also chatted with Chelsea Handler about the need-to-nurse signal she came up with while on a movie set.

11. Twin Peek(s)

“Modern Family” actress Julie Bowen shared an amazing shot of her twin sons nursing “double football” style when she made a guest appearance on “Lopez Tonight.” Apparently “The View” wouldn’t let her share the image! (What?!)

12. Supermodel Lawmaker

Gisele is so pro-breastfeeding she was quoted saying, “I think there should be a worldwide law, in my opinion, that mothers should breastfeed their babies for six months."​